Monday, March 12th, 2007 at 7:25 am
When Busta Rhymes bodyguard was shot and killed at his video shoot a couple of year’s ago, he refused to cooperate with police who were investigating the crime. Well, it appears that the NYPD is still bitter about that and is now sticking it to the rapper.
Over the weekend Busta was supposed to start filming, “Order of Redemption,” a crime drama starring Tom Berenger. But apparently the NYPD told the mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting that having Busta chilling on the streets of
“Due to the celebrity status of Busta Rhymes, we were unfortunately unable to meet the additional cost for the police detail that would have addressed the public safety concern,” John Fitzpatrick, a representative of the production company, said in a statement to the New York Times.
According to a Times source, police did not want to offer the usual services to the production company because of their beef with Busta and their investigation in the murder of his bodyguard.