*Chances of Bobby Shmurda’s bail being lower than the $2 million its set at were halted as a judge denied the rapper’s request for a reduction in his bail on Tuesday (Jan. 19).
TMZ reports that Shmurda’s lawyer, Alex Spiro, believe the high bail may be the reason why they haven’t made much progress in court. . The judge’s denial comes a month and a half after Shmurda’s family unsuccessfully tried to bail him out using their property as collateral.
Speaking with the judge, Spiro said the original estimation of Shmurda’s net worth was grossly exaggerated to be $20 million. Truth is, according to Spiro, Shmurda’s net worth is closer to $427,000. As a result, Spiro added that bail should be set between $50,000 -100,000.
Despite the judge’s denial, Spiro stated that even they have to request Shmurda’s bail to be lowered 55 times, they won’t stop trying. The denial is the latest development to occur regarding’s Shmurda’s situation. The rapper has been locked up since December 2014 for conspiracy to commit murder.
According to reports, the rapper confirmed that he is a married man after Coogler dropped the news during a recent one-on-one interview by mistake.
“How did getting married change you?” the “Creed” director casually asked Cole, who appeared shocked and surprised from the question.
“That was like one thing to not do,” the North Carolina rhymesayer responded. “But it’s all good…They know now.”
Realizing his slip-up, Coogler appeared embarrassed as he tried to defend himself amid his big reveal.
“I never interviewed someone before, my bad,” the filmmaker told Cole and the audience.
To see Coogler reveal the news of J. Cole being married, check out the video below: