Suge Knight‘s life is in shambles. Today (Mar. 20) in Los Angeles, Knight’s bail was raised to $25M, and he reportedly collapsed in court upon hearing the news.
Reports NBC Los Angeles:
Marion “Suge” Knight collapsed in court Friday after a hearing where a judge set bail at $25 million for the rap mogul, who is accused of murder in a fatal hit-and-run at a Southern California burger stand.
After the bail hearing, Knight’s attorney asked to recovene in court — moments later, Knight collapsed and the judge closed the courtroom. Knight’s attorney told reporters outside the courtroom that he noticed his client was sweating and that his eyelid appeared to flutter before he fell and hit his head on a chair.
Prosecutors reportedly had 250 pages of support as to why Knight should not be granted bail.
According to Knight’s lawyer, he will have to either post the entire 25 milli in cash or pay a bail bondsman 8% of the bail amount—who would in turn put the entire amount. That comes out to about $2M, which the bail bondsman would keep as a fee.
To add to Suge’s struggle, if he comes up with the dough, he must prove that his bail money comes from legitimate sources.
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