Rapper Nelly has just been arrested for rape. A woman told authorities she was raped on Nelly’s tour bus in Washington on Saturday morning around 3:45am. Nelly is currently on tour with Florida Georgia Line, which during they have been performing in Washington, and are set to perform there Saturday night.
According to TMZ, the woman says it was Nelly specifically who did the crime. He has been booked on second degree rape charges, and is still in custody as of now.
Nelly’s lawyer tells TMZ, “Nelly is the victim of a completely fabricated allegation. Our initial investigation, clearly establishes the allegation is devoid of credibility and is motivated by greed and vindictiveness. 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.”