May 27, 2016  

'Wild Thing' Rapper Tone Loc Arrested for Domestic Violence

June 20, 2011 (8:48 am) GMT
The MC, whose real name is Anthony Smith, was taken into custody on Saturday, June 18 following a physical altercation with the mother of his child, before being released on $50,000 bail.

Another celebrity has got into trouble with the law because of domestic violence. Rapper Tone Loc, who rose to fame with his 1980s hits "Wild Thing" and "Funky Cold Medina", was arrested around 2:45 P.M. on Saturday afternoon, June 18 at an apartment complex in Burbank, California, TMZ reported.

According to Burbank Police Sgt. Tracy Sanchez, the West Coast rap star was taken into custody following an incident described as "a physical altercation with the mother of his child." He was reportedly taken in without incident and was booked into jail in a few hours. Later that evening, he was released on $50,000 bail.

This isn't the first time Loc has a run-in with the law. Back in January, the four-time Grammy nominee was arrested for driving under the influence after he was spotted driving erratically. He was later released on bail because of a medical condition. The gravel-voiced rapper has, in the past, collapsed on-stage in seizure.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Skrillex Could Prove How He Created Justin Bieber's 'Sorry' Amid Lawsuit
  2. Tom Hiddleston in 'Advance Talks' to Star in 'Bond 25'
  3. Beyonce Steps Out With Jay-Z Wearing Bright Yellow Pants and Tiny Lemon Sticker on Her Phone
  4. Johnny Depp's Lawyer Reacts to Amber Heard's Domestic Abuse Claims
  5. Taylor Kinney Gives Lady GaGa 'Ultimatum' as She's Still Undecided About Wedding Details
  6. Kim Kardashian Steals the Show at Scott Disick's Birthday Party With Her Barely-There Lace Dress
  7. Proud Papa Chris Brown Shares Cute Pictures of Royalty to Celebrate Her Birthday
  8. Amanda Holden Poses Naked for Charity. See the Racy Pic!