50 Cent Update: Rapper denies allegations he kicked ex-girlfriend during attack

LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 05: Rapper Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson speaks during a news conference after Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s unanimous decision victory against Miguel Cotto in their WBA super welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 5, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Curtis Jackson Ethan Miller

Rapper Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, pictured here in Las Vegas on May 5, 2012, has been charged in connection with an alleged attack on his ex-girlfriend.
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Updated 4:09 p.m. (CBS/AP) LOS ANGELES - Rapper 50 Cent, charged Wednesday with attacking his ex-girlfriend and destroying property in her Toluca Lake, Calif. condominium last month, is denying allegations he kicked the woman during the assault.

City Attorney Mike Feuer said Wednesday the 37-year-old "In da Club" singer has been charged with domestic violence and vandalism, CBS LA reports.

The In da Club singer's lawyer says there's no warrant outstanding on the domestic violence and vandalism charges.

Police say the rapper, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, had fled the scene when they arrived on June 23 at a condo belonging to a woman with whom he has a baby.

According to CBS LA, police responded to the home on a domestic violence call. The woman told officers she had been arguing with Jackson when he kicked open a bedroom door and kicked her.

The victim reportedly told police Jackson had destroyed her chandelier and furniture. Property damage at the condo totaled $7,100, police said.

Police say the woman had been in a three-year relationship with Jackson.

If convicted, Jackson faces up to five years in jail and $46,000 in fines.


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