G-Eazy Talks Drug, Assault Arrest: 'Grateful & Blessed to Be Free & Safe'

Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images

G-Eazy attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, Calif.

G-Eazy is ready to move on. The rapper (born Gerald Gillum), broke his silence on Sunday (May 6) about his arrest in Sweden last week on charges of assault, drug possession and resisting arrest. "Grateful & blessed to be free & safe," he wrote alongside a black and white picture in which he is smiling at someone off camera. "Happy to be in Copenhagen tonight doing what I love most. Embarrassed and apologetic beyond words about the incident, but above all I'm so fucking grateful they let me go, craziest experience of my life." 

Eazy, 28, was arrested at a Swedish nightclub early Thursday morning (May 3) and pleaded guilty to all three charges on Friday (May 4), receiving a probationary sentence and a $10,000 fine and a payment to the bouncer who was a victim in the nightclub assault. 

Police discovered 1.5 ounces of cocaine and a rolled-up hundred-dollar bill on G-Eazy at the time of his detainment, which turned violent when he was approached by several police officers. He later admitted to using the drug throughout the night, according to The Blast.  "Awful night with a lot of bad luck and some even worse decisions but like I said I'm grateful as fuck to be a free man, back on tour performing  for the fans," he continued in the Instagram message.