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    Tue, 23 Nov 2010 08:43:27

    DMX Apologizes For Behavior That Lead to His Arrest - He drank alcohol at a concert while on leave from a sobriety program

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    • DMX - GREER, SC - AUGUST 21:  In this handout photo provided by the Greer Police Department, Rapper DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, is seen in a police booking photo after his arrest for an outstanding warrant for driving with a suspended license and possession of marijuana when the vehicle he was a passenger in was pulled over for a traffic violation August 20, 2013 in Greer, South Carolina.
    • DMX - NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 13: (Front L-R) Peter Rosenberg of Hot 97, rapper DMX and rapper Jadakiss speak during the 2012 Rock the Bells Festival press conference and Fan Appreciation Party on at Santos Party House on June 13, 2012 in New York City.
    • DMX - NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 23:  Rapper DMX attends the 2009 VH1 Hip Hop Honors at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on September 23, 2009 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

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    DMX, born Earl Simmons, has apologized for the behavior that caused him to be arrested last week. According to The BoomBox, the rapper was temporarily released from a substance abuse program in order to perform at a concert in Scottsdale, Arizona and that lead to his downfall, since he consumed alcohol during the event, which violated his probation.

    Seriously, I cannot make this shit up.

    "I shouldn't have done it," DMX said. "I wasn't done with the program. They let me out to do the show. I should have protected myself better." He broke the rules and now he has to pay. It's also worth nothing that most folks aren't able to exit treatment to go perform at a concert, so DMX is the architect of his own problem and his fate here. He also said, "It's rare that I get fair treatment...It's love or hate. I'm gonna get through this. Thank you for the support and love, I won't let you down."

    What do you think of DMX's excuse?
    —Amy Sciarretto

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