Judge who sentenced Meek Mill to 2 to 4 years has ‘personal vendetta,’ attorney says

Judge who sentenced Meek Mill to 2 to 4 years has 'personal vendetta,' attorney says

Nov. eight (UPI) — Meek Mill’s legal professional stated the Philadelphia choose who put the rapper behind bars Monday has a “private vendetta” towards his consumer.

Mill was sentenced to 2 to 4 years in state jail Monday for violating his probation, which stemmed from a 2008 gun cost. Mill’s legal professional, Joe Tacopina, stated Choose Genece E. Brinkley’s sentence was overly harsh contemplating that the prosecutor and Mill’s probation officer each really helpful no jail time as the 2 violations have been for arrests coping with minor incidents and each fees have been dropped.

However as a substitute of following the suggestions of the prosecutor and probation officer, Brinkley excoriated each of them, challenged their credibility and overrode each regulation enforcement businesses suggestions and went from zero to 2 to 4 years, which reveals that she clearly had a private vendetta towards [Mill],” Tacopina stated in an interview with Billboard.

Tacopina additionally recommended that Brinkley was retaliating towards Mill for not honoring a request she manufactured from him to say her in a music. The Philadelphia protection legal professional stated Brinkley requested Mill to file a brand new model of the Boyz II Males hit, On Bended Knee after which say her identify on the finish of the recording.

In response to Tacopina, Mill thought it was a joke and simply laughed off the request, however Brinkley wasn’t laughing and stated, “Okay, go well with your self.”

Tacopina additionally stated Brinkley instructed Mill he ought to go away his label, Roc Nation, and signal with a pal of hers, which Mill didn’t do.

“Meek made it out of his neighborhood and have become a real famous person and perhaps she desires to have sure management of him. Possibly she’s jealous of him,” Tacopina stated. “Possibly she felt scorned that he did not add her in a music that she could have requested for.”

“She’s exhibited monumental bias,” Tacopina instructed the New York Occasions.