May 24, 2016  

Remy Ma May Be Free Sooner Due to Her Positive Appeal

April 2, 2010 (8:58 am) GMT
'We recently got some great news concerning her second appeal. Let's just say that she's blessed. I highly doubt that she will have to serve the full time,' Remy Ma's husband reveals.

Rapper is moving closer to walking free from New York's notorious Riker's Island prison after receiving positive news regarding her latest appeal for freedom. The hip-hop star was jailed for eight years in May 2008 after she was found guilty of shooting Makeda Barnes Joseph in the abdomen during an altercation in July 2007.

Remy Ma, who maintained her innocence throughout the ordeal, was charged with assault, weapons possession and attempted coercion. Her first appeal fell through in 2009, but a second is giving the hip-hop star a little hope.

Her husband, fellow rapper Papoose, reveals progress is being made in the case and he's eager for Remy's release, so they can live together as a married couple. He says, "I can't speak about it in detail due to legal reasons, but we recently got some great news concerning her second appeal. Let's just say that she's blessed. I highly doubt that she will have to serve the full time."

"If justice is served, then she will come home now. My plan is to see her walk out of that hellhole and get a breath of fresh air, so we can enjoy life." Remy Ma married Papoose in 2008, shortly after she was convicted.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Priyanka Chopra Throws Her Hat Into the Ring to Be Female James Bond
  2. Listen to a Preview of Shawn Mendes' New Song 'Better'
  3. Elijah Wood Clarifies Comment on Child Sex Abuse in Hollywood, Says It's Misinterpreted
  4. 'Pretty Little Liars' Boss Confirms Someone's Getting Married in Season 7
  5. Anne Hathaway Throws Shade at the Kardashians, Says It's Unintentional
  6. Eminem Sells Bricks of His Childhood Home for 'Marshall Mathers LP' Anniversary
  7. Did Jennifer Lawrence Just Say She Was Under the Influence While Filming 'The Hunger Games'?
  8. Helen Hunt Mistaken for Jodie Foster by Starbucks Barista. Read the Funny Story