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Scarface Issues Statement After BET Hip Hop Awards Arrest
Rapper Scarface (whose given name is Brad Jordan) was arrested after the recent taping of the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta on Oct. 9 on charges of unpaid child support, with bond set at $482,190. Jordan was released last Friday and has just issued a written statement regarding his arrest, saying that the charges were "resolved."
"First and foremost, I would like to thank my supporters for their concern during my recent arrest in Atlanta," he writes. "While we have resolved the issue I would like to correct some misinformation. The amount reported that was owed is inaccurate, and I had no knowledge about there being an arrest order for me as I have traveled to Atlanta many times; with the latest trip being in September to perform at the One Music Festival.
"Due to the nature of the case (having a minor child involved)," he continued, "I will make no further comment at this time."
Scarface is scheduled to perform in Dallas on Nov. 21.