Los Angeles officials say there is insufficient evidence to charge Green with the alleged crime.
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• The Los Angeles District Attorney will drop sexual assault charges against CeeLo Green. The news come after a thorough investigation that lacked evidence, reports TMZ. However, officials will charge The Voice coach with one count of furnishing ecstasy—a felony. Today’s news comes nearly a year after a woman came forward claiming Green slipped an ecstasy pill in her drink then had sex with her. Authorities say there were issues with the woman’s story, who claims the two had been dating for months and had previously been inmate. Green could be arraigned on drug charges today. [TMZ]
• Steve McQueen’s latest work, 12 Years a Slave, opened to impressive numbers given its limited release this weekend. The drama opened in 19 theaters in just six markets around the nation. In all, it earned $960,000. It will more than likely continue to gain momentum as awards season rolls around. [Hollywood Repoter]
• Venus Williams has gifted her Jupiter, Florida mansion to her mother, Oracene. Williams purchased the four-bedroom home in 2000 for $310,000. According to documents, Williams turned the deed over to her mother in September and it shows Oracene paid $10 for it. What a lovely gift! [TMZ]
• This weekend, Kanye West kicked off his highly anticipated Yeezus tour in Seattle. However, the show’s second night in Vancouver was unexpectedly canceled. It’s now been rescheduled for October 31st. There’s no word on why the show was nixed. Drake, whose tour recently kicked off as well, canceled his second night this weekend too. [Vibe]
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