Broadway Star Arrested For Role In Capitol Riot

The 49-year-old Broadway actor, who most lately performed Judas within the U.S. touring manufacturing of “Jesus Christ Superstar,” was charged with obstruction of Congress and getting into a restricted constructing, in line with a grievance from the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Investigators say Beeks joined the riots as “an affiliate” of the Oath Keepers, a militant extremist group whose members flooded the Capitol on Jan. 6. He had paid dues to the group two weeks previous to the riot.

While the Oath Keepers are recognized for the army fatigues they usually put on at rallies, Beeks — a Michael Jackson impersonator on the aspect — was seen sporting an imitation of Jackson’s iconic BAD jacket from the late singer’s 1987 tour on Jan. 6.

Investigators tracked Beeks down by way of his social media and by attending a number of of his exhibits, the place he performed Judas below the stage title James T. Justis.

As of Wednesday, Beeks has been faraway from the “Jesus Christ Superstar” forged web page.

More than 700 folks have been arrested to date for his or her participation within the riot that day. On Tuesday, 36-year-old Adam Johnson, probably the most recognizable faces of the rebel, pleaded responsible to expenses stemming from the riots.


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