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ASAP Rocky moved to 'better living conditions' after White House intervention

2019-07-22 08:30
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Cape Town - ASAP Rocky has apparently been moved to "better living conditions" in a Swedish prison following the intervention of 'The White House' according to Pastor Darrell Scott of the Urban Revitalization Coalition.

On Friday, a court in Stockholm approved a prosecutor's request to detain Rocky for at least six more days. 

Then, at the tail end of last week, President Donald Trump phoned Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to advocate for ASAP's release from a Swedish jail. 

He then tweeted, "Just had a very good call with @SwedishPM Stefan Löfven who assured me that American citizen ASAP Rocky will be treated fairly…[I] offered to personally vouch for his bail." 


Following Donald Trump's tweet Justin Bieber - who came out in support of ASAP- tweeted the president and said: "want my friend out.. I appreciate you trying to help him. But while your at it @realDonaldTrump can you also let those kids out of cages? (sic)".


A statement from The Prime Minister's press secretary, Toni Eriksson, indicates that the call didn't go the way that the US presidents says it did according to, the New York Times.

On the 20-minute call, Lofven "underlined that in Sweden, everyone is equal before the law and that the government cannot and will not attempt to influence the legal proceedings." 

The statement described the interaction as "friendly" and "respectful," but the American rapper will not be getting any special treatment.

The 30-year-old was arrested on suspicion of assault after getting into a fight in Stockholm earlier this month. 

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