Rapper reportedly assumed false identity to pay hospital bill

DMX has been indicted on felony charges in Arizona for allegedly trying to get out of paying a hospital bill by assuming a false identity.

The 37-year-old rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons. has been charged with one count of theft and one count of taking someone else’s identity, Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas told the Associated Press.

He was arrested Saturday (July 19) at a mall in Phoenix.

This is the latest in a long string of arrests for DMX on charges ranging from animal cruelty to traffic and drugs charges, and failing to appear in court.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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