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We Have PICS Of The Girl That Accused Nelly Of Rape and Her FULL Story - Do You BELIEVE HER?
Photographs of Nelly standing handcuffed after being arrested on rape charges which have since been dropped have emerged.
The 43-year-old rapper was arrested in the early hours of October 7 after 22-year-old Monique Green, who has agreed to be identified, called police to claim he had raped her on his tour bus during an after-party onboard.
Green is a nightclub hostess in Seattle. She was working at the club where Nelly had performed the previous evening and said he attacked her on the bus after inviting her there for a party to follow on from the performance.
The bus was parked in a Walmart parking lot at the time of the alleged assault.
The woman called police after allegedly being thrown off the bus by Nelly following the alleged attack.
Nelly, whose real name is Cornell Iral Haynes Jr., has always denied the charges.
Nelly is pictured in handcuffs after his October 7 arrest. He was arrested in a Walmart parking lot in Seattle, Washington, where his tour bus was parked and where a woman claimed he had raped her moments before she called the police
They criminal case against him was dropped when Green decided not to go ahead with pursuing charges but she is suing him in civil court.
On Friday, crime scene photographs taken on the tour bus and of what both of the pair were wearing were released and published by TMZ.
They showed the rapper standing by the side of the road in Seattle dressed in sweatpants, a sweater and with his hands cuffed behind his back after Green called police.
In his bedroom on the bus, the blue sheets appeared to be stained and the beds - both the rapper's and camp beds for crew - were unmade.
There was a packet of baby wipes in the bathroom and clothes strewn across the bus.
In the bedroom, a football and football helmet were used as decorations.
Green is also pictured. She appears in what looks like a hospital gown, wiping tears from her eyes.
Nightclub hostess Monique Green, 22, is shown above in what appears to be a hospital gown after the alleged attack. She claims she went onto the rapper's tour bus for an after party after meeting him at the club where she worked and he was performing but that he assaulted her
The bed in the rapper's bedroom at the back of the bus was still unmade when police took photographs on board
In her lawsuit, she described how on the night of October 6, she was working at the nightclub where she is a hostess when Nelly was performing.
She said he asked her back to his tour bus for an afterparty and that once they were there, they went into his bedroom.
Green claimed he started masturbating then had oral and vaginal sex with her against her will.
She claimed he refused to wear a condom despite her pleading with him to.
After the alleged attack, she said was thrown off the bus by a member of Nelly's entourage.
Standing outside in the parking lot on her own, she said Nelly then threw a $100 bill at her and harassed her as she tried to call an Uber. That is when she dialled 911. It was 3.40am.
Next to the bed there were piles of folded clothes, a bottle of tequila, remote controls and what looked like a bottle of massage oil
The bed sheets were ruffled when police went on board. Nelly has never denied having sex with the woman but says unequivocally that he did not attack her. On the other side of the bed was a large television
There was a packet of baby wipes on the floor of the bathroom which was otherwise tidy
The bus was parked in a Walmart parking lot. The group drove from the nightclub where Green says she met the rapper back to the bus after his performance
Also photographed were the clothes both Green and the rapper were wearing. Her bodysuit and pants are pictured
The 43-year-old's sweatpants, underwear and his sneakers were also photographed
Police arrived and arrested the rapper on a charge of second degree rape.
Green, 22, decided not to pursue criminal charges but is suing the rapper in civil court
He was released from custody without charge not long afterwards, however.
Nelly denied the accusations immediately.
He has not denied that the pair had sex but says vehemently that no attack took place.
'Our initial investigation clearly establishes this allegation is devoid of credibility and is motivated by greed and vindictiveness.
'I am confident, once this scurrilous accusation is thoroughly investigated, there will be no charges.
'Nelly is prepared to address and pursue all legal avenues to redress any damage caused by this clearly false allegation,' his lawyer said in a statement at the time.
He has since threatened to file his own lawsuit against Green for slander.
The rapper's girlfriend Shantel Jackson is unperturbed by the allegations and is standing by him.
Nelly's long term girlfriend Shantel Jackson, who is being sued by her ex-boyfriend Floyd Mayweather over claims she stole from him when they were dating, is standing by him
Nelly's Rape Accuser Refuses To Cooperate With Investigation. Wants it Dropped
You don’t have to deny rape culture in order to stand by Nelly
Nelly and his team are feeling somewhat vindicated today after it was revealed that a woman who accused the rapper of rape won't testify against him.
TMZ reports that the 21-year old alleged victim's attorney, Karen Koehler, has asked the Auburn Police Department in Washington State, and the King County D.A. to "put a halt to the criminal investigation of [Nelly]. She will not testify further in a criminal proceeding against him."
Koehler added that her client feels the pressure of going up against a celebrity is too much to handle. "Who will believe her? People are saying horrible things already. She cannot handle this. She is about to break."
Nelly's attorney, Scott Rosenblum, told TMZ that he's recommending that the "Hot in Herre" hit maker take legal action against the woman. He also wants her to issue a public apology.
"[The accuser's] reckless accusation, once investigated thoroughly, was exposed for what it was-a fabrication. A fabrication that has caused Nelly and his family to suffer emotionally and financially," Rosenblum said.
As we previously reported, Nelly was arrested Saturday, October 7, after the woman called police to say she’d been raped on board his tour bus hours after a concert.
He was released from custody later that day without charges being filed against him.
Nelly’s accuser ‘claims rape without condom’ as Nelly proclaims innocence
The older I get, the more I’ve tragically become accustomed to the harsh instant reactions our community has when a Black celebrity is accused of rape.
They are just as predictable as the verdict of white officers accused of shooting unarmed black youth, and just as annoying as the expected excuses white people spout out when the system often fails us.
But nonetheless, our community succumbs to the pettiness and self-deprecating notions of denouncing rape culture in a misguided attempt to “defend our Black men.”
Nine times out of ten, these were the top five horrific defenses you heard when rapper Nelly was arrested — and eventually not charged — for an alleged rape on his tour bus over the weekend:
• It’s a conspiracy to take down the Black man. He must have been trying to make a huge business deal.
• It’s a conspiracy to take down the Black man. He’s too attractive to do something like that.
• It’s a conspiracy to take down the Black man. The accuser wants money and is probably a gold-digger trying to take advantage.
• It’s a conspiracy to take down the Black man. The accuser is probably white and crying rape to put him behind bars.
• It’s a conspiracy to take down the Black man. Look at all the other white men who have raped and gotten away with it… we should focus on them instead.
As the investigation on Nelly continues, the public has yet to be given any details on the accuser or the situation in full to even know if any of the aforementioned theories apply. But sadly, while many of these apologists will spend so much energy yelling “innocent until proven guilty,” why hasn’t the same respect been given to the accuser?
When our community automatically dismiss an alleged rape as a way of defending Black men, we are delusionally implying that they are immune from committing it. We are also putting the lived experiences of past rape victims against a fallible wall of scrutiny that invalidates their truth. When you go out of your way to automatically deny a possible victim of their experience before an investigation has been completed, you are perpetuating the same form of violence you fear is happening to the accused.
If you believe that Nelly is without-a-doubt innocent — even without any evidence or facts being yet presented — you can do so without pushing warped conspiracy theories that do more to infuriate rape victims and denounce the culture as a whole.
To answer your burning questions: Yes, an arguably attractive, wealthy, Black man — like any other race/class/attraction status of men — can commit rape, because such factors don’t have anything to do with the act of rape itself. Rape is about power: A desire for it being carried out in this vicious way crosses all racial and socioeconomic lines.
As much as some would like to conspire that it’s racism that clouds most rape accusations involving Black men, that’s a lie. Rape victims across all racial lines are mainly attacked by members of their own race. In other words, there are more Black women being raped by Black men than white men in America. As many continue to argue that we must defend our Black men in times of such criticism, who’s defending our Black women who are often victimized?
If you are one of those in the community that only discuss rape culture when you believe a Black man is being falsely accused, please sit down. If you find it necessary to position Blackness as as reason for not being held accountable for sexual abuse, you aren’t helping anyone. And if you would rather tear down the lived experiences of rape victims online just to promote your weak defenses, log off. None of these reactions to Nelly’s rape accusations will do anything to make him appear more innocent or bring justice to anyone involved.
It’s too early for anyone to lay down the ultimate verdict on either side of this matter right now. But one thing we all should be mindful of is dismissing the severity of these rape allegations and belittling previous victims of similar abuse.
You can remain a fan without perpetuating the same toxicity that doesn’t help anyone in the long run.
Nelly Denies Rape Accusation: "Y'all Know Damn Well I Ain't Do No Dumb Sh*t Like This"
Nelly was arrested but released without charge Picture: FilmMagic) The unnamed woman accusing Nelly of rape has claimed that he did not use a condom during the act of violence. Nelly was arrested on second degree rape charges at around 7am on Saturday morning, and was released shortly after, pending investigation.
The 21-year-old woman has told TMZ that she was invited on to Nelly’s tour bus after spending Friday evening partying with him and friends, but that when he tried to have sex with her ‘she said no’. ‘She claims Nelly told her to “shut up” and said he wanted to have sex with her without protection, which she says he did over her objections,’ reports TMZ. Nelly’s lawyer, Scott Rosenblum, responded to the claims and alleged that her action are ‘playbook 101 of a person with an agenda’.
‘It does not surprise me that she wanted to have her story publicized. That is playbook 101 of a person with an agenda and clearly she has one. The agenda is money, fame and notoriety,’ said Rosenblum. ‘She’s a person who is making a dangerous, fraudulent allegation to accomplish her own goals,’ he added.
A statement from Auburn Police Department released to press on Saturday October 7 read: ‘At 3:48 AM a female called 911 to report that she was sexually assaulted by a male, who is known as the rapper “Nelly”. ‘The alleged assault was reported to occur on the tour bus that was parked at the listed location. Nelly had performed at the White River Amphitheater just hours before.’
Second degree rape is defined as when a person engages in sexual intercourse with another person where the person uses forcible compulsion and the victim is incapable of consent as they’re physically helpless, mentally incapacitated or disabled.
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ BREAKiNG: Rapper Nelly Just Got Arrested For RAPE
Nelly is mounting a defense against accusations that he raped a woman in Washington on Saturday, October 7.
As we previously reported the "Hot in Herre" hit maker, born Cornell Iral Haynes Jr., was picked up in Des Moines and taken to jail. He was booked for investigation of rape in the second-degree and released a few hours later.
According to news reports, a woman called 911 at 3:48 a.m. to report the alleged rape. She told police it occurred on the rapper's tour bus.
Nelly had just performed at the White River Amphitheater in King County a few hours before the phone call was made.
The 42-year old took to his Twitter account on Saturday to vehemently deny the claim.
"Let me say that I am beyond shocked that I have been targeted with this false allegation. I am completely innocent. I am confident that once the facts are looked at, it will be very clear that I am the victim of a false allegation," Nelly wrote. "I do want to apologize to my loved ones for the embarrassment and for putting myself in a situation where I could be victimized by this false and defaming allegation. I also want to thank my fans for their unwavering support. They know me. I assure you I will be vindicated. And I assure you, I will pursue every legal option to address this defaming claim. Thank you. In other words y'all know damm well I ain't do no dumm S^*t like this..!! Love ..!!!!"
Nelly Arrested In Tennessee For Possession Of Meth, Weed & Drug Paraphernalia *UPDATE* Nelly Denies Drugs Were His (Video/Mug Shot)
Nelly has been released following his rape arrest, USA Today has reported.
The rapper was taken into custody on Saturday morning after a woman accused him of raping her on his tour bus in Washington.
The 42-year-old is on tour with Florida Georgia Line there, had been set to perform in Ridgefield on Saturday night, but has since pulled out of the gig.
Arrested: Nelly has been arrested after woman accused him of raping her on tour bus ahead of a Washington concert
Upon his release, Nelly released a statement on Twitter branding the allegations false, and apologizing for 'putting himself in the situation.'
He also said he had not been charged with a crime.
'Let me say that I am beyond shocked that I have been targeted with this false allegation. I am completely innocent. I am confident that once the facts are looked at, it will be very clear that I am the victim of a false allegation,' he wrote.
'I do want to apologize to my loved ones for the embarrassment and for putting myself in a situation where I could be victimized by this false and defaming allegation.
'I also want to thank my fans for their unwavering support. They know me. I assure you I will be vindicated. And I assure you, I will pursue every legal option to address this defaming claim. Thank you.'
Trouble: In April 2015 Nelly was also arrested after a stash of drugs and weapons was found on his tour bus
He then summarized: 'In other words y'all know damm well I ain't do no dumm S^*t like this..!! Love ..!!!!'
He continued on Saturday afternoon with a follow-up tweet: 'To be absolutely clear. I have not been charged with a crime therefore no bail was required. I was released , pending further investigation.'
Earlier on Saturday, sources told TMZ the alleged attack occurred at 3.45AM, and Nelly - whose real name is Cornell Iral Haynes Jr - was specifically identified by the victim.
He was charged with second degree rape at 7AM and taken into custody.
Auburn police spokesman Commander Steve Stocker confirmed officers arrested the Grammy-winner early Saturday morning in his tour bus at a Walmart, and that he will have an appearance before a judge 'at some point.'
Nelly's lawyer subsequently claimed he was 'the victim of a completely fabricated allegation.
Innocent: Upon his release, Nelly released a statement on Twitter branding the allegations false, and apologizing for 'putting himself in the situation.'
'I have not been charged with a crime': He continued on Saturday afternoon with a follow-up tweet
'Our initial investigation, clearly establishes the allegation is devoid of credibility and is motivated by greed and vindictiveness,' he said.
'I am confident, once the scurrilous accusation is thoroughly investigated, there will be no charges.
'Nelly is prepared to pursue all all legal avenues to redress any damage caused by this clearly false allegation,' he added.
In April 2015 Nelly was also arrested after a stash of drugs and weapons was found on his tour bus.
The incident unfolded when Tennessee Highway Patrol pulled the bus over because it failed to display a U.S. Department of Transportation and International Fuel Tax Association sticker.
But upon searching the vehicle, officers found methamphetamines, marijuana and handguns.
According to the police report, the trooper had smelled marijuana when they reached Nelly's bus, giving them probable cause to search the vehicle.
Hitmaker: Nelly remains one of the biggest selling rap artists in the US, shifting more than 22million albums
In the sleeper area on the bus they found five rocks that tested positive for meth, as well as a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
WRCB TV in Chattanooga reported at the time that police had found 100 small Ziploc bags, often used for the sales of narcotics, in the bus along with three high powered handguns.
A gold plated 50-caliber Desert Eagle pistol, a 45-caliber Tarus pistol and a 500 magnum Smith and Wesson were confiscated from the vehicle.
The St. Louis native was booked on felony possession of drugs, simple possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Nelly remains one of the biggest selling rap artists in the US, shifting more than 22million albums.
His 2000, 2002 and 2004 albums Country Grammar, Nellyville and Suit all hit number one on the Billboard charts.
He also had four number one singles with Hot In Herre, Shake Ya Tailfeather, Grillz, and his 2002 smash hit featuring Kelly Rowland, Dilemma.
Chart success: He also had four number one singles with Hot In Herre, Shake Ya Tailfeather, Grillz, and his 2002 smash hit featuring Kelly Rowland, Dilemma
Pictured in his mugshot: Rapper Nelly arrested after police find meth, marijuana and numerous handguns on his tour bus
Nelly and a member of his entourage were arrested in Putnam County, Tennessee on Saturday, April 11, on various drug and gun charges.
WSMZ reports that the rapper's tour bus was pulled over by two state troopers for failure to display a U.S Department of Transportation sticker and an International Fuel Tax Association sticker. The troopers boarded the bus after smelling weed.
During a search they found a gold-plated .50-caliber Desert Eagle pistol, a .45-caliber Tarus pistol, and a 500 magnum Smith and Wesson.
Also discovered were a small amount of marijuana, five rocks of methamphetamine and 100 Ziploc bags, sometimes associated with selling drugs.
The 40-year old rapper, real name Cornell Haynes, was arrested for charged with felony possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Another man on the bus, Brian Jones, 44, was taken into custody for being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun. Both Jones and Nelly were transported to the Putnam County Jail.
Nelly is denying the drugs found on his bus belonged to him. He claims that 15-20 people had access to the bus and it had multiple people on board at the time of the stop.
TMZ reports that Nelly's lawyer, Scott Rosenblum, denies meth was found.
"A small quantity of [MDMA/Ecstasy] was discovered," Rosenblum said. "Nelly will not be associated with the contraband that was allegedly discovered."
Rapper and reality TV star Nelly is facing felony drug charges after being arrested in Tennessee on Saturday.
Tennessee Highway Patrol said in a news release that Nelly, whose real name is Cornell Haynes, was pulled over about 9:20 a.m. because the bus he was riding in failed to display a U.S. Department of Transportation and International Fuel Tax Association sticker.
Upon searching the vehicle, Highway Patrol found methamphetamines, marijuana and handguns.
The 40-year-old hitmaker was released from jail after paying $10,000 bond later the same day.
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Mug shot: Rapper and reality TV star Nelly is facing felony drug charges after being arrested in Tennessee on Saturday
According to the release, the trooper smelled marijuana when they reached Nelly's bus, giving them probable cause to search the vehicle.
Six people were aboard and one identified as Brian Jones, 44, a convicted felon who was also charged for possession of a handgun.
When troopers searched the sleeper area on the bus, they found five rocks that tested positive for meth, as well as a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
WRCB TV in Chattanooga reports that police had found 100 small Ziploc bags, often used for the sales of narcotics, in the bus along with three high powered handguns.
A gold plated 50-caliber Desert Eagle pistol, a 45-caliber Tarus pistol and a 500 magnum Smith and Wesson were confiscated from the vehicle.
In trouble: When troopers searched the bus, they found five rocks that tested positive for meth, as well as a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, pictured in Hollywood in October
Free man: The 40-year-old hitmaker was released from jail after paying $10,000 bond later the same day
The St. Louis native is facing charges of felony possession of drugs, simple possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The weapons, drugs, and drug paraphernalia was seized by law enforcement. Nelly was taken to the Putnam County Jail.
Nelly was traveling to St Louis after performing a one hour set at the Azalea Festival in Wilmington, North Carolina, which ended approximately at 10.30pm.
The rapper is scheduled to go on the road with New Kids On The Block and TLC for The Main Event Tour starting May 1 in Las Vegas.
Sadly his arrest comes on the heels of the happy news that his hit BET show Nellyville was picked up for a second season.
Late Friday night: Nelly performed at the Azalea Festival in Wilmington, North Carolina until 10.30pm the night before his arrest
Will he be able to? The rapper is scheduled to go on the road with New Kids On The Block and TLC for The Main Event Tour starting May 1 in Las Vegas