AMERICAN Idol’s Cecil Ray Baker has been accused of “assaulting” his ex Mariah Lopez after “forcing his way into her home and striking her in the face.”
TMZ revealed that according to police in Texas, the former contestant made the decision to break into his ex’s home after she refused to let him see the child he believes is his.American Idol contestant Cecil Ray Baker was accused of ‘assaulting’ his ex[/caption] He was arrested a few days after the alleged incident[/caption] Cecil Ray appeared on the latest season the the popular singing competition[/caption]
According to the affidavit obtained by the outlet, Mariah claimed she wouldn’t let her ex-boyfriend indoors, so he made his way to a locked back down and “ripped it open to gain entry.”
Mariah then alleged that Cecil Ray pushed her to the floor and “struck her in the face with a palm heel” before exiting.
Cecil Ray’s sister, who claimed she witnessed what went down, informed the police that her brother went to his ex’s home in order to see her daughter which he believes is his – however, she also corroborated most of Mariah’s version of events, according to TMZ.
Cecil Ray was arrested a few days later on April 17 after police learned he had moved to a nearby town.The Cameron, Texas native was accused of ‘forcing his way’ into his ex Mariah Lopez’ home, and ‘striking her in the face’[/caption] He was allegedly there to see her daughter, which he claims is his[/caption] He was booked for burglary of habitation, a second-degree felony in Texas, but was released on $15,000 bond[/caption]
The ex TV star was booked for burglary of habitation, a second-degree felony in Texas, but was released on $15,000 bond.
Avid American Idol fans may remember Cecil Ray from the show’s current season as he was able to make it to the top 24 after he performed Shake the Frost by Tyler Childers.
Before he began singing, Cecil Ray mentioned “his daughter” Amelia Jade who had just turn “2 months old four days go.”CeCil Ray made it to the top 24 after singing Shake the Frost by Tyler Childers[/caption] However, he was eliminated last week[/caption]
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Katy Perry then mentioned her own daughter and said: “Well my Daisy Dove says ‘hello’ to your Amelia Jade.”
During his clip package, the Cameron, Texas native also said: “I wanna prove to my daughter that just cause you grow up in a small town doesn’t mean you can’t have the biggest dreams.”
While Cecil Ray may have made it to the top 24, he was eliminated from the singing competition last week.