Michelle Obama’s SOTU Guest Turns Out to Be Absolutely Despicable

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Richard DeCoatsworth, a Philadelphia cop who once sat next to Michelle Obama at a 2009 State of the Union address after being shot in the face and still pursuing his assailant, is in huge trouble. The charges against the 27-year-old "hero cop" run the gamut of awful, including forcing a woman into prostitution, rape, sexual assault, terroristic threats, guns, and drugs. His $60 million bail might just be a Philly record, which, knowing that place, is not an easy feat.