It seems as though those awaiting an apology from Odell Beckham Jr. for his November 27 plane incident will have to wait a little longer because the 30-year-old free-agent wide receiver has gone on a Twitter spree to call others out for failing to respect his privacy.

The spree started a day after Miami-Diade police released a video of Beckham being removed from the Los Angeles-bound plane, but not before all other passengers were asked to de-plane.

In the video, he can be seen drifting in and out of consciousness, responding negatively or indifferently after passengers confronted him about the delay.


The flight crew had been unsuccessful in getting him to put on his seatbelt, and police can later be seen entering the aircraft to escort him out for failure to “comply with safety protocol,” according to the Miami-Dade Police Department.

The effort proved tumultuous. The crew feared that Beckham was seriously ill and that his condition would worsen over the course of the flight.

However, Daniel Davillier, Beckham’s attorney, suggested that something different had happened and that he was never “disruptive” or “combative.” He told ESPN that Beckham had been sleeping when an “overzealous” flight attendant wanted to push his buttons and “prove that he had the authority to have Mr. Beckham removed from the flight.”

Since the video’s surfacing, the former L.A. Rams player has tweeted about his frustration with the public’s reaction, implying that the video had been intentionally spliced to showcase an exaggerated course of events.

“My favorite least favorite thing about this world besides people who don’t know what they’re talkin bout… is we can cut up any video however we want to make it look exactly how we want GOOD or BAD,” Beckham wrote on January 12. “Funny world we live in. No.”

He emphasized that the public’s opinion “doesn’t really matter” to him.

More lighthearted posts, including photos of his infant son in a bathtub and ones cheering on his fellow players in the playoffs, interrupted these defensive tweets.

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