James Harden being frisked in France? Sacre bleu!
The world-famous Beard could get love from the Parisian paparazzi, however apparently not from the cops.
Only a day after Harden and pal/enterprise accomplice Lil’ Child have been comically swarmed by photographers on the annual Paris Vogue Week, the Nets star was stopped by police and frisked on Avenue Montaigne.
Video of the incident surfaced on Twitter. Harden – carrying a brown hoodie and sweats – will be seen being patted down, holding his cellphone in his proper hand as his pockets are searched. The Brooklyn star will be heard telling police “It’s OK. I don’t perceive.”
Maybe Harden ought to’ve introduced French teammate Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot with him, or Nets stash Isaia Cordinier.
A Nets supply stated nothing vital got here of the encounter.
It’s been an eventful Vogue Week for Harden.
Proper after the Nets’ tough Game 7 loss to Milwaukee within the Japanese Convention semifinals, Harden had initially dedicated to enjoying for Group USA within the Olympics. However with a Grade 2 hamstring pressure having primarily sidelined him for the primary 4 video games of that second-round collection, the All-Star guard reversed course and pulled out of Group USA.
So with Group USA camp opening this week in Las Vegas, Harden jetted throughout the Atlantic to France. Harden and Lil Child – on whose album “Voice of Heroes” Harden serves as an govt producer, and who recurrently attended Nets video games at Barclays Middle – were welcomed by a crush of paparazzi that yelled each of their names and caught them hilariously off guard.
One wonders what the following meme or viral video Harden’s French journey will produce.