UPDATE: Waka Flocka Flame’s mother comments on his arrest.
Waka Flocka Flame was arrested today (October 10) for carrying a weapon in a prohibited place, according to TMZ.
The site says the Georgia rapper was apprehended at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport after a loaded handgun was discovered in a bag of his during a security scan.
Waka Flocka Flame is being held at Clayton County jail.
Last month, he reportedly hired actor Seth Rogen to roll his blunts, a position that pays $50,000 annually.
(October 10, 2014)
UPDATE: Waka Flocka Flame’s mother, Debra Antney, says that he accidentally grabbed the wrong bag when he went to the airport yesterday, according to TMZ.
Antney says the bag is his fiance’s and that they are moving, hence the mix-up.
HotNewHipHop says that the TSA posted a photo of the gun Waka Flocka Flame tried to bring on his flight. The photo is below and tsa’s Instagram account posted the following caption: #TSACatch – This 5.7X28mm pistol was discovered in a carry-on bag today at the #Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson (#ATL) International Airport. It was loaded with 29 rounds plus one in the chamber. This could have been legally packed in checked baggage. Learn more about traveling with firearms at TSA.gov.”