Benson Pal: ‘My Black Friend is Getting Beaten Up’

Another day, another revelation about the tempest in a Texas lake. Today, we hear that one of Cedric Benson’s friends present on the boat over the weekend when he was arrested for boating while intoxicated and resisting arrest will provide a statement in Benson’s defense. What will we hear in that statement?

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“”I called my dad and told him, ‘Call 911, my black friend is getting beaten up by police on Lake Travis,’ ” said Elizabeth Cartwright, 22, a friend of Benson’s from the University of Texas.”

Also, her fiancĂ©e took “dozens” of pictures during the assault and/or arrest. We look forward to those leaking from the court records. The red eye from the photos alone should create a sufficiently frightening villain for the press, much less the white tank top he wore in his mug shot.

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