Is Trey Songz’s Felony Domestic Violence Charge More Than Just A “False Accusation”?

Emily Gadsby
Trey Songz' felony domestic violence charge
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Trey Songz is finally facing the music for his alleged bad behavior during the 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend. On March 19, the smooth “Slow Motion” singer handed himself in to the Los Angeles Police Department to face charges of felony domestic violence. 

According to TMZ, the singer-songwriter brutally beat Andrea Buera after he became enraged that she was entertaining the attention of another man  while all three parties involved were at a Hollywood Hills party. 

Shortly before Songz surrendered himself to law enforcement officials, the chart-topping hitmaker took to Twitter to reassure fans that the allegations made against him were completely untrue. 

“For weeks my lawyers & Mgmt have asked me not to comment on this and I initially agreed but this morning I feel that my fam, the women that raised me, my friends & fans especially the youth need to hear from me,” he wrote. “I am being lied on and falsely accused for someone’s personal gain.”

“I won’t be speaking too much more on this but would like to thank you for all the prayers and support,” he continued.

While Songz’s die-hard fans flooded the post’s comments section with promises of continued support, the singer’s troubled past points to some serious struggles with impulse and anger control. 

Back in December, the singer-songwriter was sued by a woman who bought tickets to meet the star at the Vanity Grand Cabaret, a VIP strip club in Philadelphia. After the woman attempted to snap a picture of Songz, she claims the celeb attacked her, smacking her phone out of her hand and breaking her glasses.

With these two events following Songz’s 18-month probation sentence for disturbing the peace at a December 2016 concert in Detroit, it’s clear that the “Na Na” crooner is no stranger to public freak-outs. 

Lisa Bloom, the high-profile attorney who has made headlines by representing top names like Blac Chyna and Mischa Barton, took to Twitter to voice how “delighted” she was that a serial offender like Songz was finally getting cuffed for his actions.

“Delighted that Trey Songz has been arrested for felony domestic assault against my client Andrea Buera,” wrote Bloom. “Andrea is ready, willing, and able to testify at trial. We urge any witnesses to contact LA police. Don’t be a bystander to domestic violence.”

With Songz’s numerous run-ins with the law all related to poor anger management skills, it seems unlikely that Buera is pursuing legal action against the star for “personal gain.”