Authorities charged and released the 27-year-oldafter he was allegedly involved in a “very minor physical altercation” at the Revel Casino on the boardwalk, attorney Andrew Alperstein told Fenton. Rice’s fiancee was also booked in connection with the incident, but it’s unclear what role she had in the alleged altercation. Aaron Wilson ofThe Baltimore Sun reports that both parties were given the same charge: Both Ray Rice and his fiancee, Janay Palmer, charged with simple assaut-domestic violence Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) February 17, 2014 Ravens director of pubic relations Chad Steele had little information to add to the report, but he acknowledged that the team has been in contact with Rice since the arrest. “We are aware of the Friday night situation with Ray Rice and his fiancee,” he told Fenton. “We have spoken with Ray, and know that they returned home together after being detained.” Attorney Michael Diamondstein, whom Rice recently hired to help him with the case, believes that the evidence will support his client (via Fenton): We havent seen any charging documents yet.
“I really don’t know that situation. With me, I get all the answers. Then that’s when we make decisions within this organization — once we get all the information we can get.” Atlantic City police said Rice and Janay Palmer were both arrested on simple assault charges and were released on a summons after an incident at the Revel Casino. Michael Diamondstein, an attorney for Rice, says that he’s hopeful that after an investigation “the matter turns out to be little more than a misunderstanding.” Newsome and Ravens coach John Harbaugh met briefly Monday morning while linebacker Terrell Suggs signed a four-year contract extension. “Neither John or I at this point have spoken with Ray,” Newsome said.
Ray Rice, NFL star, arrested after incident in Atlantic City
The couple was released on a summons after the incident, which occurred at the Revel Casino. No injuries were reported and both Rice and Palmer declined medical attention. Rice’s attorney, Michael Diamondstein, says he’s hopeful that “the matter turns out to be little more than a misunderstanding” after further investigation by police. “We are aware of the Friday night situation with Ray Rice and his fiancee,” read a statement released by the Ravens organization. “We have spoken with Ray, and know that they returned home together after being detained.” Rice was drafted by the Ravens in the second round of the 2008 draft after playing college football at Rutgers University in New Jersey.
On Wednesday, the rapper sat down with matchmaker Natalie Clarice for the upcoming Oxygen network series Bad Girls All Star Battle, which he is hosting. In their interview, she asked Ray J point blank what the tune is really about. SCROLL BELOW FOR VIDEO Not over it: Ray J released a video on Monday for his new song Hit It First that prominently featured a woman who looked like ex-girlfriend Kim Kardashian ‘I think people are going way too deep,’ the rapper says about the new tune, never actually admitting or denying that it is about Kim. ‘Its really light.’ When Clarice continued to push, Ray J countered with an even more confusing response. ‘Everybodys going this way with it,’ the record producer tried to explain, gesturing one way, while then saying ‘Im going this way with it,’ and gesturing the other way. Holding on: The rapper lays claim to a former love in the song, stating, ‘she belongs in my bed’ The 32-year-old rapper released a video on Monday for his crude single I Hit It First that prominently features a Kim lookalike amid provocative scenarios.
Ray Rice and fiancee arrested after alleged physical altercation in Atlantic City casino
I cant give any specifics because we havent seen the document yet. However, Deadspin alleges that the incident between the couple was more violent. “According to our tipster, though, word at the Revel early Saturday morning was that a womanpresumably the fianceehad spit on Rice and that in retaliation, he uppercut her, knocking her completely unconscious,” they wrote on Sunday night . Neither the Atlantic City police nor Revel Security have offered comment on the situation, but the Ravens issued this statement. “We are aware of the Friday night situation with Ray Rice and his fiancee. We have spoken with Ray, and know that they returned home together after being detained,” said Chad Steele, the Ravens’ director of public relations. The 2014 season will be the third year of Rice’s five-year, $35 million deal.
He’s dated everyone from video vixens nicknamed “Super Head” (KarrineSteffans) toWhitney Houston, a relationship that caused infighting in both his own family and hers prior to her death (after which, Ray J was supposedly inconsolable). He also got into a fight with a rapper over a joke made on Twitter (see: his scuffle with Fabulous inLasVegas) and then called into”The Breakfast Club” to deliver one of the most hilarious, incredible, incoherent moments of live braggadocio in recent radio http://www.rayj-sextape.com/ history. He even made a scene of laughing at Kim on Twitter after she asserted that she “wouldn’t be defined by [her] past.” But for all of Ray J’s antics, his rise to fame hasn’t been as swift or as high as his ex-girlfriend’s. “Many, many times people have their anger come out sideways when theyre not directly dealing with the thing theyre really angry about.” “One of the things thats very difficult for people is to watch their ex move on to someone more successful than they are. That goes for anyone,” Elliott explained.