50 Cent denies kicking his ex-girlfriend

July 5, 2013 at 8:08 AM
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LOS ANGELES, July 5 (UPI) -- Curtis Jackson, U.S. hip-hop artist known as 50 Cent, is denying he kicked the mother of his child and committed property damage during an argument in June.

"Curtis Jackson denies these allegations as made against him. It is important to note, Mr. Jackson has not been arrested and there is no warrant outstanding for his arrest," the rapper's lawyer said in a statement to TMZ Thursday. "We have been in contact with the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office and are currently conducting our own investigation into these allegations."

The celebrity news website said the recording artist was charged this week with domestic violence following an alleged dispute at his ex-girlfriend's Toluca Lake, Calif., home.

He was charged with one count of misdemeanor domestic violence and four counts of misdemeanor vandalism.

50 Cent is to be arraigned July 22.

The Los Angeles Times quoted prosecutors as saying the musician had a three-year relationship with the alleged victim that produced one child.

The woman's identity, and the age and gender of the child were not reported.

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