Reuters reports Foxy Brown, who told Judge Melissa Jackson she was three months pregnant, was ordered held in jail for violated the terms of her probation by hitting a woman with her BlackBerry until her next hearing on September 7th. At that court date, the judge could sentence the rapper to up to a year in prison.
Cindy Adams of the New York Post reports Foxy Brown was spotted pushing a shopping cart at E. 61st’s Bed, Bath & Beyond and saying, “I’m getting married in September. I’m pregnant.”
Rap acts on television this week include T.I., who visits ‘Total Request Live’ on Monday and ‘106 & Park’ sometime during the week; Pras of the Fugees, who visits ‘Tavis Smiley’ on Monday; Foxy Brown, who visits ‘Star Jones’ on Monday; Nick Cannon, who visits ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ on Tuesday; Talib Kweli, who visits ‘Tavis Smiley’ on Wednesday; Eve, who performs on ‘Good Morning America’ on Friday; Baby, who visits ‘106 & Park’ at an unspecified date; and Swizz Beatz, who visits ‘106 & Park’ at an unspecified date.
Foxy Brown turned herself in to NYPD on Tuesday afternoon (August 14) to be booked on felony assault, menacing, harassment and criminal possession of a weapon. The charges stem from the troubled rapper smacking her neighbor in the head with her Blackberry. She was arraigned and released on $5,000 bail. Check out details from New York Daily News.
Multiple people close to Foxy Brown tell the New York Post reports they haven’t had any contact with the rapper in over a week. “We’re all trying to find Foxy,” said her lawyer, State Sen. Jack Sampson. Her publicist, family members and friends also have been unable to get in contact with her. “She’s probably getting some much needed rest,” said Sampson. “She’s been given authorization to travel and she could be working on her album. She is trying to get her album done. Depending on whom she’s working with, she could be anywhere.”
The woman charged with attacking rapper Foxy Brown is a hooker who barely escaped death this year after a boyfriend beat her with a pipe, her mother tells the New York Daily News. “He forced her to do things and beat her up if she didn’t,” said Reyes, 48. “[She was] selling herself, her body.” Read more.
Foxy Brown is a “colorful character” who was merely telling cops a “colorful story” when she claimed a woman mugged her at a Brooklyn housing project, suspect Roshawn Anthony’s lawyer Clinton Hughes said. “Consider the source of the information,” Hughes said, explaining that the rapper “has criminal issues of her own.” Read more.
Foxy Brown was attacked on Saturday by three of her ex-boyfriend’s gal pals – who pulled out her hearing aid and tore her hair weave at his prompting, police sources tell The New York Daily News. The assault occurred after the hip-hop artist dumped her beau at 5:30 a.m. in Brooklyn because she found out he was a pimp, sources said. Read more.
An arrest warrant was issued for rapper Foxy Brown on Thursday (March 22) after she failed to appear in court on charges stemming from a scuffle in a beauty supply store.
Foxy Brown arrived at the Manhattan Criminal Courthouse to face charges on probation violation on Thursday (March 1) in New York City. Check out pictures from GettyImages.