St. Louis, Missouri rapper Nelly was arrested Saturday morning for alleged sexual assault during a tour stop in Washington state.
According to TMZ a woman claims she was raped by the “Hot In Herre” rapper on his tour bus while it was parked in a Walmart lot in Washington.
The Auburn Police Department said in a statement that a woman called 911 at 3:48 a.m. Saturday and said she was assaulted by Nelly, whose given name is Cornell Haynes Jr. After a police investigation, Nelly was taken into custody an hour later.
The St. Louis rapper was touring with country act Florida Georgia Line and was slated to perform in Ridgefield, Wash., on Saturday night.
Nelly’s lawyer tells say’s “Nelly is the victim of a completely fabricated allegation.