British rapper/actor Ashley Walters has been ordered to pay $1,500 (£1,000) in fines over a row with hotel staff last year (15).
The 33-year-old embarked on a foul-mouthed tirade at hotel receptionist Zsofia Kuti in a dispute over a bill and subsequently threatened her manager Gaurav Thakur in London in May, 2015.
He was initially charged with two counts of using threatening behaviour with intent to cause distress and one of racially-aggravated harassment. He denied all the charges back in November (15) and the latter was subsequently dropped.
The former So Solid Crew rapper appeared at Blackfriars Crown Court in London last week (ends06May16) and admitted using threatening words and behaviour.
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British rapper/actor Ashley Walters will face trial on a charge of racially harassing a hotel receptionist.
The So Solid Crew star, who had two other charges against him dropped at a hearing at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court, London on Thursday (18Feb16), pleaded not guilty to a charge of racially aggravated intentional harassment.
He is accused of calling Zsofia Kuti, a female receptionist at the Islington Hilton Hotel, London, a "white b**ch" in May last year (15).
The judge presiding over the hearing, Glenn Brasse, informed Walters of his bail conditions and that he would be tried at a later date, saying, "You will be told which date your case is going to be heard at short notice, so near that date keep in touch with your solicitor.
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British Rapper/actor Ashley Walters Will Stand Trial Over Allegations He Threatened Two Hotel Workers.
The former So Solid Crew star has been accused of two counts of using threatening behaviour with intent to cause distress and one of racially-aggravated harassment over a heated confrontation with staff at a London hotel in May (15).
Walters allegedly launched into a threatening tirade against a receptionist and a manager over a bill as he tried to check out of the Hilton hotel in Islington, north London.
Walters, 33, who has denied all the charges, appeared at Blackfriars Crown Court on Thursday (10Dec15) and a trial date was set for 9 May (16).
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British Actor/rapper Ashley Walters Appeared In Court In London On Thursday (26nov15) To Deny Threatening Two Hotel Workers.
The former So Solid Crew star allegedly launched into a tirade against receptionist Zsofia Kuti and her manager Gaurav Thakur during a row over a bill at a Hilton hotel in Islington, north London in May (15).
Walters was charged with two counts of using threatening behaviour with intent to cause distress and one of racially-aggravated harassment.
He appeared at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court in London along with his lawyer Tim Huestis, who stated, "I confirm that he (Walters) is contesting all the charges."
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Canadian Rapper Drake Has Failed In An Attempt To Resurrect Cancelled U.k. Tv Drama Top Boy.
The show, which depicted life on a housing estate in London, was axed in 2013 by bosses at British network Channel 4 after two series, but it left Drake disappointed as he is a huge fan.
Now actor Ashley Walters, who played drug dealer Dushane in the drama, has revealed the Hotline Bling rapper made an offer to buy the rights in order to sell the show in the U.S.
"Drake thought it was proper," he tells U.K. Internet talk show Not For The Radio. "This was via text. I was speaking to Future mainly, Drake's manager. We were going back and forth. And we were like, 'Put a deal on the table'.
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It appears the rapper is a huge fan of the East London drama which aired its last series in 2013.
Rapper Drake may have come to the rescue of cancelled Channel Four drama ‘Top Boy’, by offering to finance a third series based in Chicago. According to the show’s star Ashley Walters, Drake has talked about helping bring the show back, but he’ll have to stump up more cash.
Drake is a big fan of axed Channel 4 drama ‘Top Boy’.
Speaking on YouTube series ‘Not For The Radio’ Walters said, "Drake thought ['Top Boy'] was proper. This was via text. I was speaking to Future mainly, Drake's manager. We were going back and forth. And we were like, 'Put a deal on the table’.”
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British Rapper-turned-actor Ashley Walters Has Been Charged With Racially Aggravated Harassment For Allegedly Threatening Staff At A London Hotel.
The former So Solid Crew rapper is accused of calling Zsofia Kuti, a hotel receptionist, a "f**king white b**ch" in a row over an unpaid bill.
He reportedly became angry during the dispute and threatened to "knock out" the manager.
Walters, who insisted he was misheard, failed to appear for a hearing at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court in London, according to Britain's The Sun newspaper.
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British rapper-turned-actor Ashley Walters has been charged with drug possession.
The former So Solid Crew star was arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs at Anglesey airport in Wales on Tuesday (17Jun14) while trying to board a commercial flight to the capital Cardiff.
Walters, 31, who had been in Anglesey filming a movie called Take Down, was taken to a local police station, where he was later charged and released on bail.
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British rapper-turned-actor Ashley Walters has been fined over an assault in Scotland.
The former So Solid Crew star was accused of attacking a security guard in Aberdeen alongside DJ Karan Singh last September (13).
They were both found guilty and at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Monday (31Mar14), Sheriff Graeme Napier ordered the pair to pay $960 (£600) each.
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Ashley Walters' wife refuses to watch his Tv series Top Boy as the British actor engages in frequent sex scenes with his ex-girlfriend on the show.
Walters had no trouble stripping off to film steamy shots with his co-star and former flame Lorraine Burroughs, but the scenes caused issues with his wife, Danielle Isaie.
He tells Britain's The Sun, "Lorraine has been one of my best mates for years. She has had to see me naked a lot of times and we dated for six months so are quite close. I've got used to getting my clothes off in front of people, so I dont worry about it. And I don't mind sex scenes either, it really doesn't bother me.
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