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DMX Heads Back to Jail to Begin 90-Day Sentence

July 27, 2010 02:23:37 GMT

The star, who was released from an Arizona jail back in May, turned himself in at L.A. Courthouse on July 26 to begin the prison sentence stemming from a 2002 reckless driving charge.


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After leaving an Arizona jail back in May on fraud, drug and animal-cruelty charges, rapper DMX has headed back to jail. According to an attorney for DMX, real name Earl Simmons, the star turned himself in at the Los Angeles Metropolitan Courthouse on Monday afternoon, July 26 at about 2:30 P.M., MTV News reported.

The attorney revealed that DMX surrendered to authorities to begin serving a 90-day prison sentence stemming from a 2002 reckless driving charge. DMX's lawyer Aja Southern told the site that the "What's My Name" singer was arrested for DUI that year but reached a plea deal for a lesser charge of reckless driving.

Southern suggested that a series of events, including DMX's prison stint in the Arizona jail on an unrelated charge, had caused him to postpone the Los Angeles sentence. However, TMZ reported that DMX has to return staying behind bars after violating his probation from his 2002 conviction for reckless driving.

This wasn't the only issue DMX has to deal with. His wife of 11-year Tashera Simmons recently announced that she and her rapper husband decided to walk their separate ways. Simmons, who has four children with DMX, is currently planning on reality show which focuses on her rebuilding their family without the rapper.

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posted by YOU on Nov 13, 2010
DMX 3 ALBUM COMING SOON IS CRAZY YOOOOO 2010: Walk with Me Now 2010: You'll Fly with Me Later 2011: "The Undisputed Champ"
posted by Igwe elvis on Aug 01, 2010
Pls DMX should be release, since he was not found wit any arm.

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