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Nelly’s 2nd degree rape charge and other Black celebs accused of sex crimes

CANNES, FRANCE – MAY 16: Mike Tyson attends the ‘Les Trois Singes’ and ‘Tyson’ premiere at the Palais des Festivals during the 61st Cannes International Film Festival on May 16, 2008 in Cannes, France (photo credit: Denis Makarenko/shutterstock)

On Feb. 10, 1992, an Indianapolis jury found former Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, born Michael Gerard Tyson, guilty of raping Miss Black America contestant Desiree Washington, who was 18 at the time and he was 24. He was sentenced to six years in prison, but he served only three at the Indiana Youth Center (now the Plainfield Correctional Facility). He was paroled in March 1995.

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  1. britishrose on October 8, 2017 at 11:08 am

    how come its never any younger artist acting like this , nelly R kelly , mystical all a re old rappers trying to relive those groupie days , taking advantage of thier fans instead of realizing they are legends and role models to kids who want to make it . the women they are accussed of are old enough to be their chidren, its so sad , its so sad , that all these singers and rappers .. are black men giving away whats left of their career , nelly is no top artist rightn ow but he is a iconic rap figure , he need to chill out . .. give nelly a talk show or sonthing he clearly cant handle the pressure of being among , young cut fans . i bet you the woman was not black .. too