Rapper ASAP Rocky released by Swedish court
The renowned US rapper ASAP Rocky, who entered the spotlight earlier this summer following his reported brawl in downtown Stockholm, has been released by a Swedish court on Friday and "is on his way back home to the United States", Trump tweeted, Trend reports citing Sputnik.
The news has immediately met loud ovations among the rapper's massive fan base:
In a widely covered case, Swedish prosecutors earlier asked the court to convict the 30-year-old musician and consider imposing at least a six-month prison sentence.
A lot of VIP personas and top politicians all the way to POTUS Trump called for Rocky's release from custody shere he spent several weeks awaiting court hearings.
The US president personally vouched for the rapper's bail after a phone call with Sweden’s Prime Minister, who stressed that in Sweden everyone is equal in the eyes of the law and that the Swedish government cannot and will not influence prosecutors and courts. Trump tweeted that Löfven vowed to treat ASAP Rocky fairly. Trump also assured his Swedish counterpart that Rocky was not a flight risk.