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CeeLo Charged With Drugging Woman

But sexual assault case dropped
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 21, 2013 12:21 PM CDT
CeeLo Charged With Drugging Woman
Musician CeeLo Green poses for a portrait, on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, in New York, to promote his singing competition series "The Voice."   (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – CeeLo Green has been charged with drugging a woman who also accused him last year of sexual assault. The woman says that, while eating together an at LA restaurant, Green put Ecstasy in her drink and then had sex with her. She says she woke up naked in bed, with Green in the room with her. An investigation was opened, and prosecutors ultimately declined to charge the singer with sexual assault due to insufficient evidence, NBC News reports. Green admitted to taking Ecstasy himself, but denied giving it to the woman. TMZ notes that Green and the woman had been dating for months at the time, and had been intimate in the past. (Read more CeeLo Green stories.)

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