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After originally accusing the Glendale Police Department of racially profiling her son, actress Taraji P. Henson, star of the television show ‘Empire,’ apologized Friday.

The apology came after the above video of the encounter between an officer and her 20-year-old son was released, reports KTLA.

In the video, a Glendale police officer pulls over Marcell Johnson after the car he is driving went through a lighted crosswalk while a pedestrian is crossing.

The officer then walks up the car and explains to Johnson why he pulled him over.

After getting his license and registration, the officer asks Johnson if he has anything illegal in the car that he should know about. The young man responds that he had marijuana in a backpack inside the vehicle, but added he had a prescription for the drug.

“I appreciate you being honest with me about the weed. I do appreciate that because I do smell weed,” the officer said. “So thank you for being honest about that.”

Later, Johnson admits he also has a Ritalin pill in the vehicle that he had gotten from a friend who had a prescription for the drug.

Johnson then consents to a vehicle search.

The officers also gave him a sobriety test after he told one of the officers that he had smoked marijuana two hours earlier. According to the Los Angeles Times, Johnson passed.

After some discussion, the officers decided not to ticket Johnson over the original moving violation and cited him for possessing marijuana instead.

“I am not going to give you a citation for running that yellow because that would actually put a moving violation on your driving license, and you are going to have to go to traffic school and all that stuff,” the officer told Johnson. “So I am helping you by not giving you a violation on that. All I am going to do is take the weed from you.”

The officer added that since Johnson didn’t have his prescription with him, he could go to court, show the prescription and “handle it that way.”

The officer also told Johnson not to have Ritalin on him without a prescription because “that’s a big violation and I wouldn’t want to do that to you.”

Henson later said her son wasn’t ticketed.

“I would like to publicly apologize to the officer and the Glendale Police Department,” the star wrote in an Instagram post. “A mother’s job is not easy and neither is a police officer’s. Sometimes as humans we overreact without gathering all the facts. As a mother in this case, I overreacted and for that I apologize. Thank you to that officer for being kind to my son.”

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