Rapper Nelly arrested for raping a woman on his tour bus in Washington
Nelly has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman. Early Saturday morning a woman made a 911 call reporting “that she was sexually assaulted by a male, who is known as the rapper “Nelly,”‘ according to a press release sent out by the Auburn Police Department in Washington.
The 42-year-old rap star, who is on tour with Florida Georgia Line, had performed with the country band at the White River Amphitheater hours earlier. Nelly was taken into custody at 4:37 a.m. Nelly’s lawyer refuted the accusation.
Nelly, a native of St. Louis, Missouri, reportedly met the woman in Seattle after the show and brought her back to the bus. He has been booked on second degree rape charges.