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Nelly Reportedly Arrested on Suspicion of Rape

According to reports, he was arrested before Saturday's show in Ridgewood, Washington.

by Alex Robert Ross
09 October 2017, 8:58am

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This article originally appeared on Noisey US.

Nelly has been arrested by police in Washington State after a woman accused him of rape, per reports. The rapper, whose real name is Cornell Iral Haynes Jr., was arrested at 7 AM today after an alleged incident on his tour bus at around 3:45 AM.

The news was initially broken by gossip site TMZ. It's since been verified by local reporters, including Brandi Kraus of Fox affiliate Q13 News:

The incident is alleged to have occurred after Nelly's show last night at the White River Amphitheater in Auburn, WA.

Nelly is currently on tour with Florida Georgia Line. They are due to play a show tonight at the Sunlight Supply Amphitheater in Ridgefield, Washington.

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