A $ AP RockyThe arrest in Sweden a few years ago almost triggered an international trade war … with the then president Donald Trump demand his release – or so.
Sweden’s Minister of Justice revealed the information … that Trump threatened to impose trade restrictions if the A $ AP was not liberated from the state.
The Attorney General said that Trump’s threat was classic bullying and added: “If you can try to do something like this against Sweden, then what will you try to do against slightly weaker countries that do not have the EU behind them?”
JM said that Trump’s actions clearly showed how important it is to stand up for democracy.
As we reported … A $ AP was arrested 3 years ago in Stockholm after he and 2 bodyguards beat a fan outside a fast food restaurant … and it was captured on video. They hit and kicked the guy … then they hit him with a broken bottle.
A $ AP and co. said the guy had harassed them and thrown racial slurs at them well. A $ AP was held for more than a month.
Trump was informed by Kanye and tweeted his support for the A $ AP, saying “Very disappointed with Prime Minister Stefan Lovfen for not being able to act.” Sweden has betrayed our African-American community in the United States, “and adds,” I watched the tapes of ASAP Rocky, and he was followed and harassed by troublemakers. Treat Americans fairly. #FreeRocky. “
Rocky was convicted of assault, sentenced to probation and released.