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Comedian Katt Williams pleads not guilty to assault
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Comedian Katt Williams has pleaded not guilty in connection with an alleged assault on a hired driver at Portland International Airport.
The Multnomah County District Attorney's Office says Williams was charged and pleaded not guilty to fourth-degree assault on Monday.
He had come to Portland to perform in Nick Cannon's "Wild 'N Out" comedy improv show Friday night.
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Comedian Katt Williams jailed on assault charges in Oregon
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Comedian Katt Williams has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a hired driver during an argument about taking him and his dog from the Portland, Oregon, airport to a performance in the city.
Williams, who was in jail Sunday, came to Portland to perform in Nick Cannon's "Wild 'N Out" comedy improv show Friday night.
Tiffany Haddish leads African-American Emmys sweep
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiffany Haddish led an African-American sweep of Emmy Awards for TV series guest actors, a landmark moment in the entertainment industry's effort to foster diversity.
Haddish was honored at Saturday's creative arts Emmys for hosting "Saturday Night Live," while Katt Williams won the guest comedy actor award for "Atlanta."
Ron Cephas Jones of "This Is Us" and Samira Wiley of "The Handmaid's Tale" accepted guest acting honors in the drama series categories.
Katt Williams coming to James Brown Arena in March
Comedy icon Katt Williams will be performing live at James Brown Arena on Friday, March 9, 2018.
Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 10, at noon and can be purchased online at georgialinatix.com, by phone at 877-428-4849 and The SRP Box Office at James Brown Arena.
This past year, Williams has immersed himself in multiple upcoming projects. From several big-name films to his latest standup special taping, the comedian remains at the top of his game.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedian Katt Williams was sentenced to three years of probation after pleading no contest to stealing a celebrity photographer's camera.
Los Angeles prosecutors said Monday that Williams will also need to attend anger management classes.
In September 2014, a celebrity photographer accused Williams and former rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight of stealing her camera. The photographer said she suffered a concussion after an associate of the men attacked her.
Katt Williams pleads no contest to assault, battery charges
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Katt Williams has pleaded no contest to assault and battery charges stemming from an incident with a bodyguard in north Georgia.
The comedian, whose real name is Micah Sierra Williams, was charged in March after authorities said he threatened the man while an acquaintance beat him with a baseball bat. Defense attorney Drew Findling said Williams on Thursday agreed to a plea deal.
On the go: On the run with the Houston Turkey Trot
Houston Turkey Trot
The 25th annual 5K TXU Energy race supports Neighborhood Centers, a community development organization.
When: 7 a.m.-noon Thursday
Where: Dillard's, 4925 Westheimer
Tickets: $15-$47; turkeytrot.neighborhood-centers.org
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Satisfy those Black Friday shopping urges with fair trade, hand-made and vintage items that might keep the soul happy.
When: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon–6 p.m. Sunday
COLUMBIA — Two big names are planning to perform in the Colonial Life Arena, 801 Lincoln St., in Columbia, next year.
For more information, visit www.coloniallifearena.com or 800-745-3000.
The comedian Katt Williams is coming on Feb. 12 at 7 p.m.
Doors will open at 6 p.m.
Tickets will begin at $52.50 and will be sold starting noon Friday.
Comedian Katt Williams arrested again over cellphone dispute
ATLANTA (AP) — Katt Williams was arrested on an outstanding warrant in Georgia after he turned himself in on a separate warrant, authorities said Friday.
Williams — whose real name is Micah Sierra Williams — was booked into the Fulton County Jail on Thursday on a warrant charging him with second-degree criminal damage to property, jail records show.
Nowadays it’s not easy being a celebrity. Before a star can even call a lawyer, their mugshots are just about everywhere. Some arrests are shocking, while others, not so much. From smiling faces to falling tears here are 10 of the most intriguing celebrity mugshots. - Enrique Iglesias – May 6, 2015 - Rick Ross – June 10, 2015 - Diddy – June 21, 2015 - Shia La Beouf – October 9, 2015 - Bill Cosby – December 30, 2015 - Nick Carter – January 13, 2016 - Mos Def – January 15, 2016 - Katt Williams – February 29, 2016 - Chumlee (Pawn Stars) – March 9, 2016 - Dustin Diamond – May 25, 2016
Comedian Katt Williams charged with battery in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors have charged Katt Williams with misdemeanor battery over an altercation he had with a woman in a parking lot last month.
City attorney spokesman Frank Mateljan says Williams' case is due for arraignment Thursday. Williams, who faces up to six months in jail if convicted, is not required to attend the hearing.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedian Katt Williams has been arrested on suspicion of battery following a dispute at a Los Angeles hotel.
Police tell the Los Angeles Times that Williams was arrested at the Sportsmen's Lodge late Sunday morning after a female employee said he injured her.
Williams faces a misdemeanor battery count and has been released on $20,000 bail. He's due in court on Aug. 18. His lawyer didn't immediately return a request for comment.