During an appearance on CNN on August 17th, rapper the Game apologized for the recent mishap with his Twitter account when he accidentally tweeted to the number the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department offices in a message regarding an internship.

The R.E.D rapper explained “It was a simple mishap. I was doing a photo shoot, and it was downtown Los Angeles, and one of my boys picked up my phone and started tweeting random numbers.”

Game stands by his story that it was of his friends that hacked into his account.

However, because of the tweet and the massive amounts of phone calls it brought, extra department staff was called in to handle the high volume of calls that day. “I never want to be the source of anything happening wrong to anybody or anybody not being able to get through to the help lines at the police station. I don’t ever want to see anyone hurt. I’ve got kids at home. I’m not that guy,” he said.

Offering an apology before leaving CNN Game said, “My sincerest apologies to the sheriff’s department. It was just a joke gone wrong.”

The L.A. Sheriff’s department has decided not to file criminal charges against the Compton native. The department has said “His willingness to help share with the media and the community that the safety of the public is what is most important, is a great message. Based upon our investigation, as well as consultation with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, the LASD considers the criminal investigation into this matter closed. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will not be seeking criminal charges.”

Sounds like Game dodged a bullet with this one!


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