DMX Arrested For $400,000 In Owed Child Support
If it ain’t one thing, it’s a muhfuggin’ other when it comes to Earl Simmons…SMH
Rapper DMX was arrested in New York City Friday night, according to the New York County Sheriff’s Office.
A spokesman for the sheriff’s office said the 44-year-old rapper and Yonkers native — whose birth name is Earl Simmons — was taken into custody for “several issues outstanding.”
An arrest warrant was issued for the rapper by the Erie County Family Court for $400,000 worth of back child support, the spokesman said. Another arrest warrant was issued by the city of White Plains for bail jumping; the city of Yonkers is accusing the rapper of being an aggravated unlicensed motor vehicle operator; and a criminal complaint out of Newark, N.J., names DMX as a suspect in an April 5 robbery at a gas station in that city, the sheriff’s office said.
DMX was slated to perform at 8 p.m. at Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan, according to Ticketmaster’s website. He was arrested at 10:30 p.m. in Manhattan by sheriff’s office deputies. The spokesman could not say whether DMX was taken into custody at the venue or if it happened during his Friday night show.
We’re gonna need DMX to create a successful series of reality TV shows and get his life together like Flava Flav did.
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