A$AP Rocky Charged with Assault
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 09.04.2013
He’s accused of slapping a female fan…
TMZ reports that rapper A$AP Rocky was charged with assault in Philadelphia after allegedly slapping a female fan over the weekend.
The alleged victim is a young mother who reportedly filed a criminal complaint with the District Attorney's office today. She claimed she was attending the Made in America concert on Saturday when the rapper was making his way through a crowd of dancing fans. Girls were pulling on his shirt when Rocky turned and allegedly hit the woman with an open-handed slap in the face.
The woman claims she was injured from the alleged slap and suffered whiplash from the impact.
The D.A.'s office reviewed the case and opted to charge A$AP Rocky with misdemeanor simple assault. A$AP Rocky's camp has not commented on the assault charge.