The Game ordered to pay $7 million to sexual assault accuser after attempt to delay trial due to 'sore tooth' fails
Judgement: The Game has been ordered to pay a woman who accused him of sexual assault $7M in damages
Rapper The Game has been ordered to pay $7 million to a woman who accused him of sexual assault.
The judgement came after a last ditch effort by the hip hop star to have the trial delayed as he was allegedly suffering from a sore tooth was denied.
An Illinois judge instead ruled the performer, real name Jayceon Terrell Taylor, will have to pay Priscilla Rainey hefty damages for assaulting her while shooting a reality show shoot in 2015.
According to TMZ, the judgement was made against him last week for $7.13 million.
The 36-year-old, who made not mention of the decision on his social media feeds, is planning to appeal the decision.
Legal papers previously revealed the How We Do star was accused of sexually harassing the glamour model several times, including 'forcefully reaching his hand inside her dress to rub her bare vagina and buttocks.'
The judgement was made after his legal maneuver to delay the trial over a bad tooth infection failed.
The star's dentist wrote a letter last week saying he should not travel to Illinois for the trial as the infection was affecting his mouth and sinuses.
Sore spot: The rapper's attempt to delay the trial due to a sore tooth was denied
During the trial the judge denied Rainey access to Game's financial records to find out his net worth, which is said to be $22 million.
It is far from the first time The Game has found himself in legal hot water.
He was arrested in 2015 for the felony offense of allegedly making criminal threats after turning himself in for allegedly punching an off-duty police officer during a game of basketball.
The previous year he and fellow hip hop star T.I. got into a standoff against LAPD officers in a car near Supperclub in Los Angeles, apparently due to miscommunication as they thought their friends ahd been fighting with the lawmen. No arrests were made.
Accuser: Glamour model Priscilla Rainey said he assaulted her during a reality TV shoot
In 2012 after losing a final appeal he was ordered to pay $5 million in damages for defaming five police officers who arrested him in North Carolina in 2005. He claimed they overreacted and he had done nothing wrong, while police said he and his sidekicks had surrounded lawmen in a threatening manner.
He was sentenced to 60 days in jail, 150 hours of community service, and three years probation after pleading no contest to a felony weapons charge in 2008 after allegedly threatening someone witha gun at a basketball game in South LA,
And the rapper was refused entry to Canada in 2011 due to alleged gang ties.
Legal troubles: The How We Do star has had string of issues with the law in recent years
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