G-Eazy ‘arrested for assault after altercation with two men’ at New York nightclub


G-Eazy on the red carpet
G-Eazy has been arrest, according to reports (Picture: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Rapper G-Eazy was reportedly arrested for assaulting two men at the Boom Boom Room in New York City after being investigated by police.

The 32-year-old musician – real name Gerald Earl Gillum – was formally charged on Monday, according to New York Daily News.

The altercation allegedly took place on Friday at the Standard, Highline hotel in the Meatpacking District, in New York.

According to TMZ, there was a scuffle with another group over a VIP section inside the exclusive Boom Boom Room at the hotel.

Someone in the rapper’s entourage allegedly hit someone else on the head with a bottle.

Reports have claimed that G-Eazy allegedly punched someone else in the head during the altercation.


2021 MTV Video Music Awards - G-Eazy
G-Eazy was seen at the MTV VMAs after the alleged incident took place (Picture: Kevin Mazur/MTV VMAs 2021/Getty Images for MTV/ ViacomCBS)

The fight spilled out onto the NYV sidewalk where there was more violence. Neither G nor the other man went to the hospital for their injuries.  

When the star showed up to the red carpet of the MTV VMAs on Sunday evening, there was no sign he had been in an altercation as he did not have any bruises on his face. 

So far, the No Limits rapper is yet to make a statement about the incident.

Metro.co.uk has reached out to G-Eazy’s reps for comment.

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