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New Footage Of Soccer Star's Disney World Arrest

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Newly released footage of Orlando Pride soccer star Alex Morgan's arrest at Disney World's EPCOT reveals her saying that she "can't imagine what black people go through" during her arrest.

The incident occurred on Oct. 1 at EPCOT's Food and Wine Festival, Deadspin reports. Morgan took part drinking around the world -- an event in which theme park goers sample alcoholic beverages from 11 of the park's fake countries, according to Delish.

Morgan posted a photo of her with a large group of people with the caption: "Annual around the world in 8 hours. No big."

Major League Soccer players Giles Barnes and Donald Austin 'Donny' Toia, as well as Toia's wife, accompanied Morgan, Deadspin notes.

According to the Orange County Sheriff's incident report provided by Deadspin, police were called to the scene after Barnes cut in front of another guest in line and got into a verbal altercation with them. Barnes was issued a trespass warning without issue.

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Police later returned to EPCOT after park managers asked them to escort several other guests outs. Among them was Toia and his wife, who were reportedly getting belligerent with guests and managers in the U.K. pub, and Morgan, who was observed yelling and saying she knew the Orlando SWAT team. The incident report describes her as appearing "highly impaired."

Body camera footage released by the Orange County Sheriff's Department on Oct. 10 and obtained by TMZ shows Morgan and the Toia couple in a conference room after their arrest. She and Toia's wife claim the police lied about them cursing.

"I didn't say anything curse-y," Morgan is later heard saying. "You guys are lying right now. I can't imagine what black people go through."

Morgan and the Toia couple were asked not to return to Disney property. Toia said he would never return because of how badly they were treated, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

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Morgan apologized on Twitter on Oct. 4 before the video had been released: "I want to apologize for my actions that occurred over the weekend. I will learn from this make sure it does not happen again. #liveandlearn."

Morgan addressed the body camera video on Oct. 10, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

"Although I regret my actions last Sunday while attending the Epcot Food and Wine Festival with my family and friends, the video released today shows that while we were all caught up in the tension of the moment, I was not out of control or highly impaired," Morgan said. "I used bad judgment and I was simply trying to support my friends."

Disney has not commented on the incident.

Sources: Deadspin, TMZ, Orlando Sentinel, Alex Morgan/Instagram, Alex Morgan/Twitter, Delish / Featured Image: Erik Drost/Flickr / Embedded Images: Jared/Flickr, Erica McCaulley/Flickr

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