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Even one of DMX's better decisions has turned into a headache.
According to the rapper's attorney, DMX most certainly did not try to rob anybody when he and his entourage stopped for gas off of Highway 21 in Newark, N.J., following a show on Saturday night.
Per New York's NBC 4, a 21-year-old man had told police that, at around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, one of the guys who was with a man who identified himself as DMX pulled a gun and demanded he hand over his money.
Meanwhile, attorney Murray Richman calls the claim "completely absurd," telling E! News today that "anyone who believes it makes no sense at all."
"He was leaving a show, a very successful show, and he stopped for gas," Richman said. "Four young men approached him for a photo. They took photos and they offered [DMX] drugs. He said no and told them to go...They had an argument and next thing you know, they are accusing him of robbery. Just nonsense."
After the concert, DMX—whose real name is Earl Simmons—had tweeted, "Jersey!!!!! Thank You!! For real Thank You!!!!!"
The actor and Grammy-nominated hip-hop artist has had well-documented run-ins with the law over the years, copping pleas to crimes such as animal cruelty, drug possession, theft and aggravated assault. He has also spent time in rehab for substance abuse. Lately, however, he seems to just be focused on performing again, tweeting last month that he would be posting all upcoming shows on his Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts—and if you don't see a show advertised on one of those, it's a fake show.
Next up, a show with The Lox at the Belasco nightclub in L.A. on Wednesday.
—Reporting by Holly Passalaqua