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Ray J Pleads Not Guilty to Groping and Other Charges

August 20, 2014 (4:27 am) GMT
The R'n'B singer has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges of sexual battery, vandalism, battery on a police officer and resisting a peace officer following his arrest at a hotel in May.

R&B singer has pleaded not guilty to several charges following his arrest at a luxury hotel in May. On Tuesday, August 19, Ray entered the plea on misdemeanor charges of sexual battery, vandalism, battery on a police officer and resisting a peace officer. His next court appearance is scheduled for August 28.

Ray, whose real name is William Ray Norwood Jr., was arrested at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on May 30. Back then, he reportedly brushed up against a woman's backside when they were at a bar. Police initially let him go after deciding that the incident was accidental.

He later allegedly made scenes, getting involved in an argument with a staffer and spitting at an officer. Police further said that Ray kicked the window of the police car during the arrest, shattering the glass. Ray explained that he kicked the window because he was claustrophobic.

In other news, Ray who is also the brother of singer/actress Norwood would appear on "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" alongside among other stars, VH1 announced on Monday. The show airs on September 15.

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