(NOTE LANGUAGE) After being arrested for alleged sexually assaulting an unidentified woman Friday night in Washington state, Nelly was released from custody on Saturday. He then took to Twitter to proclaim his innocence — something his attorney had already done.
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“Let me say that I am beyond shocked that I have been targeted with this false allegation. I am completely innocent. I am confident that once the facts are looked at , it will be very clear that I am the victim of a false allegation,” the rapper tweeted.
He then added, “In other words y’all know damm well I ain’t do no dumm S^*t like this..!! Love ..!!!!”
On Saturday, police in Auburn, WA, south of Seattle, said in a statement, “At 3:48 AM a female called 911 to report that she was sexually assaulted by a male, who is known as the rapper ‘Nelly.’”