Juvenile Mired In Legal Troubles
Rapper Juvenile is doing well on the Billboard chart, but not on his mortgage payments. The Bank of New York foreclosed on its loan on the rapper's Mandeville, La., home on Aug. 29 after Juvenile failRapper Juvenile is doing well on the Billboard chart, but not on his mortgage payments. The Bank of New York foreclosed on its loan on the rapper's Mandeville, La., home on Aug. 29 after Juvenile failed to make any of the monthly $2,329 payments due since April, court records show. The bank authorized the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office to seize the $315,000 property and sell it at auction.
Juvenile, whose real name is Terius Grey, apparently stopped making his payments shortly after his gated community's management group sued him for violating subdivision rules by parking his tour bus on the street and leaving a fleet of sports cars and four-wheel drive vehicles in his back yard. The suit was settled this summer after he agreed to follow the rules.
Meanwhile, the trial date for Juvenile to face assault charges stemming from a March incident outside a Miami comedy club has been pushed from Sept. 17 to January 7. The rapper, who allegedly hit Jackson Saintagne in the head with a champagne bottle, has plead not guilty to charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, battery on a police officer, resisting arrest without violence, and disorderly conduct
Saintagne has filed a multi-milion dollar civil lawsuit against Juvenile, claiming he has been hospitalized several times since the incident.
Juvenile's latest Cash Money/Universal album, "Project English," is No. 8 on The Billboard 200 this week.
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