Trey Songz turned himself into the police, on Monday, accompanied by his lawyer Shawn Holley. He was released after the payment of a $50,000 bond.
In a tweet posted shortly after, Songz denied the accusations. “For weeks my lawyers and management have asked me not to comment on this, and I initially agreed, but this morning I feel that my fam, the women that raised me, my friends and fans – especially the youth – need to hear from me,” he wrote, adding: “I am being lied on and falsely accused for someone’s personal gain.”
The assault as it took place was like this: Songs flew into a violent rage at 2 women trying to take a pic of him outside a strip club, leaving one of them with mental and physical injuries … according to a new lawsuit.
According to docs, the singer went after the woman in the parking lot of Vanity Grand Cabaret last year in Philly. She says her cousin tried to snap the photo, but Trey wasn’t having it.
In the suit, obtained by TMZ, she says Trey grabbed and twisted her arm and wrist. She says the episode sent her into a depression and she’s had to get psychiatric treatment. As for her physical injuries, she says they could end up causing “cosmetic disfigurement.”
Earlier this month, Buera was granted a restraining order against Songz. Her attorney, Lisa Bloom, made the request as she was is afraid that she would run into the artist again in LA.
“We are taking this step today to protect my client’s right to peacefully live and work, and we will continue to fully cooperate with law enforcement’s investigation of this serious matter,” Bloom said. “We are asking just one of them with a conscience to reach out to us and tell us what they saw.”
Upon hearing that the judge had given the restraining order, Bloom posted on Twitter: “There’s no excuse for violence against women. It must stop. It stops when [we] stand with victims.”