Is it true that one of our favorite judges on “The Voice” is being charged with sexual assault and possession of Ecstasy? Well, yes and no. Known not only for his musical talents but also for his unique and entertaining wardrobe choices, singer Cee Lo Green, has been charged with possession of a felony drug (Ecstasy) and the allegation of sexual assault has been dropped.
This case against Cee Lo Green, real name Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, began over a year ago when a women accused Cee Lo of slipping Ecstasy into her drink during dinner at a Los Angeles sushi restaurant. After dinner the alleged victim blacked out and didn’t remember anything that happened the rest of the evening until the next morning when she woke up in Cee Lo’s bed naked. Supposedly the women, not from LA, immediately went back home where she contacted a lawyer to try to collect money from Cee Lo for what had happened. With no luck and no extra money in her pockets, the women then contact the police and filed a report, which was transferred to LA police.
After many months of police investigation, the Los Angeles County District Attorney decided not to file charges of sexual assault due to lack of evidence but did follow through with filing the felony charge of furnishing ecstasy. According to sources, Cee Lo had been on numerous dates with the alleged victim and they had been sexually intimate on several occasions before this incident happened.
Green’s criminal defense attorney stated, “We are pleased that the Los Angeles County District Attorney has completed its investigation and concluded that the evidence did not support the false and unfounded claims made over a year ago.”
This morning Cee Lo was present at court with his defense attorney by his side, where he pled not guilty to the felony drug charge. Before his court appearance, the singer told TMZ reporters he was relieved and not scared — relieved that he’s not being charged with sexual assault, and not scared of the drug charge.
If found guilty of the felony drug charge, Cee Lo could be singing behind bars, spending a maximum of four years in prison. His next court date has been scheduled for sometime in November. We will keep you posted on Cee Lo’s legal happenings.
As for “The Voice”, have no fear, Judge Cee Lo Green will not be fired and no changes will be made to this season.
Written by S.O