Police say rapper Tyga has been arrested for alleged domestic violence.
Public Information Officer Lizeth Lomeli confirmed that the 31-year-old rapper, whose real name is Michael Stevenson, arrived at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Hollywood campus Tuesday morning. Lomeli said officers first responded Monday to the incident of family violence.
According to the LAPD’s social media account, the “Taste” singer has been booked for family violence. The LAPD representative confirmed the authenticity of the tweet.
Stevenson was released after posting a $ 50,000 bond, jail records show.
Tyga contacted representatives for comment.
Stevenson’s ex-girlfriend Camerin Swanson is in custody a day after she shared photos of abuse to her Instagram story. Swanson wrote Monday that it was a “physical assault,” although he did not specifically name Stevenson.
The LAPD does not confirm the parties involved in the altercation with Stevenson.
“I’m emotionally, mentally and physically harassed and I don’t hide it anymore,” Swanson wrote with a photo of her with an injured eye. In another photo, “I was very embarrassed and ashamed, but I had to stand up for myself.”
Swanson has been contacted for comment.
Stevenson and Swanson are gone Instagram Official With their relationship in February. The couple deleted photos of each other from their social media accounts.
The rapper had previously dated Kylie Jenner from 2015-2017 and shared an 8-year-old son, King Cairo, with model Black China, who was dated 2011-2014.
If you are a victim of family violence, the National Family Violence Hotline Allows you to speak with a lawyer who is trained online or over the phone, who is recommended to those who feel that their online activity is being monitored by their abuser (800-799-7233). They can help survivors develop plans for achieving safety for themselves and their children.
Safe Horizon Hotline helps with crisis counseling, safety planning and shelter: 800-621-Hope (4673). It has a chat feature that you can reach out to for help from a computer or phone confidentially.
Survivors can call New York City Anti-atrocity projects Call 24/7 English / Spanish Hotline at 212-714-1141 and get support. Calling is not safe, but if the email is possible, report it to avp.org/get-help and leave out secure contact information, and someone will contact you.
Contribution: Associated Press
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