Rapper Tyga arrested for alleged domestic abuse incident, released on $50K bond

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rapper tyga One has been arrested for an alleged domestic abuse incident, police say.

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The 31-year-old rapper, whose real name is Michael Stevenson, turned himself into the Los Angeles Police Department’s Hollywood compound on Tuesday morning, public information officer Lizeth Lomeli confirmed to Granthshala. Lomeli said authorities first responded to the domestic violence incident early Monday.

According to a statement from the LAPD’s social media account, the “Taste” singer was booked for domestic violence. The authenticity of the tweet was confirmed by an LAPD representative for USA Today.


Stevenson was released after posting a $50,000 bond, prison records showed.

Granthshala reached out to Tyga’s reps for comment.

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The arrest came a day after Stevenson’s ex-girlfriend Cameron Swanson shared photos of the alleged abuse instagram story. Swanson wrote Monday that she was “physically assaulted,” though she did not specifically name Stevenson.

The LAPD would not confirm the parties involved in the alleged dispute with Stevenson.

“I’ve been emotionally, mentally and physically abused and I can’t hide it anymore,” Swanson wrote alongside a photo of herself with a bruised eye. In another photo, he said, “I am so embarrassed and ashamed that it had to reach this far but I had to stand up for myself.”

Granthshala reached out to Swanson for comment.

Stevenson and Swanson went Instagram official With their relationship in February. The couple has since deleted each other’s pictures from their respective social media accounts.

The rapper previously dated Kylie Jenner from 2015-2017 and shares 8-year-old son King Cairo with model Blac Chyna, whom he dated from 2011-2014.

If you are a victim of domestic violence, National Domestic Violence Hotline Allows you to speak confidentially with trained advocates online or by phone, which they recommend for people who think their online activity is being monitored by their abuser (800-799-7233) Is. They can help survivors develop a plan to achieve safety for themselves and their children.

safe horizon The hotline provides crisis counseling, safety planning, and shelter-finding assistance: 800-621-HOPE (4673). in this chat feature Where you can contact for help confidentially by computer or phone.

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Contribution: The Associated Press

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