We get up close and personal with Francois van Coke about growing up and his brand new solo album

We had a delicious chat with the yummy cast of French Toast! See what Lika Berning and Thierry Ballarin had to say!

Stevie Wonder blackmailers plead not guilty

2012-07-27 07:29
 
stevie wonder
Los Angeles - Two people charged with extorting singer Stevie Wonder have pleaded not guilty in a Los Angeles court.

District attorney's spokesperson Jane Robison says Alpha L Walker and Tamara Diaz entered the pleas on Thursday and will return to court in the future for a pretrial hearing.

Walker is Wonder's cousin and is accused of trying to extort the Grammy-winning musician over a video that portrays Wonder negatively.

Walker and Diaz, his girlfriend, were arrested in May after receiving $10 000 from Wonder's attorney in a police sting.

Walker's attorney says his client simply made a movie about his life and his actions are protected by the First Amendment, which guarantees freedom of speech.

Read more on:    stevie wonder  |  celebrities

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
3 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

Carly Rae Jepsen has admitted she felt as though her Call Me Maybe success was ''separate'' from her and she was always ''running to catch up with it''. Read More »

Lady Gaga's icon status is being reaffirmed by the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.