Tucked away in a series of Instagram photos from his trip to Europe, Drake appeared to confirm on Sunday (July 17) that he was being held by Swedish police.
On the third slide of his vacation photo, a one-page document titled “Information for Persons Suspected of a Crime and Subsequently Detained” at the top – listing the detainee’s rights – issued by the Attorney General’s Office of Swedish National Police. Advice. The notice also lists detainees’ rights and notes that “questioning will take place” with detainees “as soon as possible.”
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The handout photo comes just days after the Canadian rapper’s team denied rumors that he was arrested for The Hollywood Reporter, dispelling speculation that hit social media Thursday night (July 14). Within 24 hours of the rapper’s baby blue “Air Drake” private jet landing in Stockholm, rumors spread about his arrest and the hashtag #FreeDrake began spreading on Twitter.
Internet speculation also suggested Drake was arrested by local police at a Stockholm nightclub. His team says THR that the Grammy winner was in his hotel in the Swedish capital and had not been arrested.
As documented on Instagram, Drake landed at Sweden’s Arlanda Airport on Wednesday, July 13, and local media reported that the rapper flew to Stockholm’s Östermalm neighborhood and went to Ciccio’s restaurant. .
The OVO boss also announced on Wednesday that October World Weekend will take over his hometown of Toronto from July 28 to August 1 with programming including a Young Money reunion featuring Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj, as well as appearances by Lil Baby and Chris Brown.
Tickets for the October World Weekend are on sale here. Brown and Baby are set to perform on the Budweiser Stage on July 29, with the Young Money Reunion wrapping things up on August 1 on the Budweiser Stage.