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April 11, 2007 |
Rapper-actor Snoop Dogg was charged Tuesday with gun possession by a convicted felon and a marijuana-related drug charge, prosecutors said. The 35-year-old Dogg, whose real name is Calvin Broadus, is scheduled to be arraigned on the two felony counts Wednesday morning in Superior Court in Pasadena, said Los Angeles County district attorney's office spokeswoman Jane Robison. The charges stem from Dogg's arrest Oct.
March 28, 2007 |
Snoop Dogg was forced to scrap a tour of Britain after authorities denied him entry, according to a statement Tuesday. Snoop has been on a European tour with Sean "Diddy" Combs and had expected to play five dates in Britain. Tour organizers said the concerts, starting with one at London's Wembley Arena today, would go ahead without Snoop. British Home Office rules state that foreign citizens can be barred from entering the country if there were concerns about their presence.
November 30, 2006 |
Snoop Dogg, the rapper and actor who attended a USC practice last season and caught a football that was tossed to him by LenDale White after a touchdown, has not visited a Trojans workout or stood along the Coliseum sideline this season. But Snoop Dogg was a hot topic of conversation among the Trojans on Wednesday.
May 12, 2006 |
Snoop Dogg has accepted responsibility for using "threatening words or behavior" in a brawl last month at Heathrow Airport in England. The 34-year-old rapper, whose real name is Calvin Broadus, appeared at Heathrow police station and "accepted a caution for a Section Four Public Order Act matter, using threatening words or behavior," police said Thursday. A caution means a person has accepted responsibility for the offense and a record will be made. No further action will be taken, police said.
April 28, 2006 |
Snoop Dogg was released on bail Thursday after a fracas over access to a first-class lounge at England's Heathrow Airport, which injured seven police officers, his lawyer said. The 34-year-old rapper, whose real name is Calvin Broadus, was driven away from the airport's police station, police said. They did not give details of five men arrested with him.
February 2, 2005 |
A celebrity makeup artist has filed a $25-million lawsuit against rapper Snoop Dogg, alleging he and several men in his entourage drugged and raped her two years ago. The woman also claims that one of Snoop Dogg's associates beat her after a taping of ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" show, which the rapper guest-hosted in January 2003. The lawsuit was filed Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. In addition, the suit names ABC Inc. and its parent, Walt Disney Co.