Foxy Brown Pleads Guilty, Changes Her Mind

Foxy Brown pleaded

guilty Monday (Aug. 28) to assaulting two nail salon workers in a dispute over

the cost of a manicure and later attempted to changed her plea to not guilty,

but was rejected.The

rapper, born Inga Marchand, 26, originally pleaded guilty to assaulting the women

in August 2005 after being charged $20 for a manicure she claimed she never received.

Brown allegedly began hitting and kicking the women as a result.Shortly

after the case was heard, Brown returned to the Manhattan Criminal Court and requested

to change her plea with Judge Melissa Jackson, stating "I’m innocent in this

case," Brown said. Jackson

rejected her plea, leaving the guilty plea standing.

Brown was spared jail time for pleading guilty. On Oct. 23 the Brooklyn rapper

will be sentenced to three years probation. She must also undergo regular drug

testing and attend anger management classes.Jackson

said if Brown wished to withdraw her guilty plea, she was was required to submit

a motion to the court before the Oct. 23 court date.

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