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Reality Star, Singer Ray J Pleads Not Guilty to Battery Charges After Beverly Hills Groping Incident

Ray pleaded no contest on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, to trespassing after he was arrested on May 30 in Beverly Hills. (Credit: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)

Ray pleaded no contest on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, to trespassing after he was arrested on May 30 in Beverly Hills. (Credit: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)

Reality TV star and singer Ray J pleaded not guilty Tuesday to battery and resisting arrest after being charged with groping a woman at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel bar.

Ray J, whose birth name is Willie Ray Norwood Jr., faces four misdemeanor counts, including sexual battery, vandalism, battery on a police office and resisting arrest, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.

Ray J was arrested just after 7:30 p.m. May 30 when a woman at the bar claimed he grabbed her behind. He refused to leave the bar and was taken into custody, prosecutors said.

At the time of his arrest, Ray J “subsequently entered the valet area and became belligerent with the valets and refused to leave,” the Beverly Hills Police Department said.

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