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The sexual assault case against Green, in which a woman claims the singer assaulted her after slipping ecstasy in her drink, has been thrown out.
Singer and “Voice” judge CeeLo Green has been charged with one felony count of furnishing ecstasy to a woman, Los Angeles prosecutors said Monday.
The “Forget You” crooner, 39, “slipped” ecstasy to a 33-year-old woman while the two were dining at a downtown Los Angeles restaurant in July 2012, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney said.
The two later returned to the woman’s hotel room, she said.
Green, whose real name is Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, was expected to be arraigned Monday afternoon with prosecutors asking for bail to be set at $ 30,000.
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The ‘Forget You’ singer will still face charges for drug possession, which could result in probation.
If convicted, he faces up to four years in state prison.
The unidentified woman recorded Green apologizing and making reference to ecstasy, and she gave the alleged evidence to prosecutors, TMZ.com reported.
She initially said she believed Green spiked her drink after a meeting at a sushi restaurant and that the “next thing” she remembered was waking up naked in a bedroom with the reality show judge.