Kevin Gates was found guilty of battery in the 2015 incident at a Florida club, in which he kicked a woman that tugged on his shorts during his performance.
According to The Ledger, a jury of six women took less than two hours to find the rapper guilty, and the judge sentenced him to 180 days in jail – which was three times more than what prosecutors requested for the misdemeanor battery conviction.
Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’s, Stevie J, is headed to jail for not paying $1 million in child support. The producer and reality star took to Instagram to share the news with his followers, writing:
Not playing no games. No fakes no phonies real niggas only. Shout out to my reals ones locked up. #freefaceoff #freecoreyjacobs #freeloon #freedevaloso #Freelenlo bout to do this time starting next week, sum thing light for this child support case.
Columbus Short was released from jail early Thursday, after spending six days behind her bars, confirms Entertainment Tonight.
The former Scandal star was originally sentenced to 30 days in jail for violating his probation from a 2014 assault case, and was also ordered to do six months at an in-patient drug rehab program. Columbus’ drug test results showed that he was using marijuana.
Former Scandal actor, Columbus Short, has been sentenced to a month in jail for violating probation.
According to reports, he appeared in a Los Angeles courtroom on Wednesday facing allegations that he violated his probation from a 2014 assault case by continuing to smoke marijuana (testing showed his THC levels were increasing weekly).
Katt Williams was released from jail Thursday on a $500 bond. The comedian and actor had turned himself in on Wednesday, after being charged with disorderly conduct over a fight he had with a 17-year-old boy in Gainesville last week.
“It’s always a pleasure not to go to jail, but it’s always a pleasure to get out,” Katt told reporters on the scene. His attorney, Drew Finding, announced he was granted a $500 bond, prior to his release.
A week after getting arrested for kidnapping and assault, Rick Ross, has been released from jail on a $2 million bond.
According to TMZ, he used $1 million equity from the ex-Holyfield mansion he owns, a $500,000 surety bond (from a bail bondsman), and $500k in cash. Additionally, his attorney made a promise that his client would hand over the Holyfield property to the county, in the event that he intimidates or threatens any witnesses.
Chris Brown was released from a Los Angeles County jail early Monday (June 2nd), and the 25-year-old singer is determined to stay out of trouble.
Sources close to Breezy tell TMZ that he plans to stay away from drugs and bad people – especially those connected to gangs. While he seems to be attributing part of his problems on his choice in company, he acknowledges that a large part of his issues with violence were on him.
Chris Brown must remain in jail, at least another week, while a possible deal is struck between his attorney and the prosecutor – in regards to his probation violation, a judge said on Thursday.
Chris, who turns 25 on Monday (May 5), was led into a Los Angeles courtroom just hours after U.S. Marshals transported him from Washington D.C. “He’s doing remarkably well under the circumstances,” his lawyer Mark Geragos told CNN. “It’s a challenging situation to be in… I’m hoping we get it resolved and we get it resolved quickly.”