Update: An attorney representing Joe Budden sent this statement to MTV News regarding these allegations.
“Mr. Budden looks forward to an opportunity to responsibly deal with and address the allegations against him so he may establish the actual facts of the night in question. Mr. Budden has fully cooperated with the investigation. Mr. Budden asks for patience as the evidence and facts unfold to demonstrate the truth of his involvement and the real events that transpired on the night in question." –Nima Ameri, Esq.
Joe Budden is being accused of a pretty heinous crime, but the rapper is denying any wrongdoing on Twitter.
On Thursday (August 21) TMZ reported that the Slaughterhouse MC beat his girlfriend in a jealous rage. According to the site, Budden dragged the woman out of a New York City restaurant after he saw her in pictures with other men. He reportedly choked her and slammed her head into the dashboard of his car before driving her to his New Jersey home where the beating continued.
Shortly after the story was posted, Budden denied the attack when responding to his followers on Twitter. "@JoeBudden wtf, why is audely lying? She really that angry after you left her, smh," one user asked before Joe responded: "or needs the attention. Honestly I’m not sure."
"my n---a @joebudden beat his gf smhhh he still my n---a doe lmfao," wrote @carla_roseee, prompting Budden to respond: "no Joey did NOT !"
He later tweeted that the allegations "couldn't be further from the truth."
Earlier in the day he sent a tweet about messy break-ups.
A representative for Joe Budden declined to give MTV News a comment.