Cee Lo Green has decided to plead no contest to the ecstasy charges that were filled against him. The Grammy winning artist made the plea on this case on Friday.
The charges are linked to a felony case dating back to 2012. The famous singer is accused of furnishing ecstasy to a woman. The star appeared in court on Friday and claimed that all that he wants is to put this case behind him. The famous singer received a three years probation sentence. It seems that the famous singer was really happy with what he obtained.
When leaving the Los Angeles courtroom, Cee Lo Green claimed that he is happy to have solved this matter. He said that he and his attorneys are “very pleased to have finally resolved this matter with an amicable understanding and we’re satisfied.” The plea deal came just before a preliminary hearing was set to take place.
TMZ reported that Cee Lo Green was accused by a women of slipping her ecstasy. This all happened as the star was at a downtown bar in Los Angeles. The woman said that she found herself naked in the star’s bed. Well, Cee Lo Green’s no contest plead does not mean that the star admitted his guilt, but the singer only claimed that what he wanted was to put this case behind him.
So, the no contest plea is felony, but it allows the star to maintain his innocence. It seems that this is all that the famous singer wanted. It is important to mention that the woman who accused the star was not a stranger to him. So, the two have been dating for months and they were spotted together in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, on various occasions. Witnesses who saw the lady with the star on the night of the events claimed that she looked absolutely fine.
Accepting the plea deal means that Cee Lo Green will remain under probation for 3 years. He will also have to complete no less than 360 hours of community service. Moreover, the star will have to attend private meetings with a therapist.