Rapper Rod Wave Arrested In Florida for Battery by Strangulation

Rod Wave was arrested for battery by strangulation in Flordia on Monday, May 2nd. Rod Wave’s arrest was confirmed by an arrest affidavit from the St. Petersburg Police Department. According to The Tampa Times, he “was taken into custody during a traffic stop at 5119 Venetian Boulevard NE on Sunday night. He was riding in the passenger seat of the vehicle, a 2021 Grey Dodge Durango which he owned, and was identified by his driver’s license photo.”

This news has brought up many “jokes” and a few social issues on Twitter. Let’s start with the “jokes” to get it out the way:




These “jokes” really highlight fatphobia in our culture and it does more harm than good.


Thankfully, at least one person thought the “jokes” were unnecessary


There were even tweets comparing Rod Wade’s arrest to DaBaby getting away with his violent behavior



What are your thoughts on Rod Wave’s arrest and the public opinion around it? Leave a comment below.


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