Black Eyed Peas producer and front-man will.i.am was reportedly victim of a burglary Monday night, reported TMZ.com. The multi-platinum selling artist’s Bentley automobile was broken into, and nearly $10,000 in valuables were taken. Will reportedly discovered the incident the following morning.
The items included jewelry, and other personal items.
At present, The Black Eyed Peas’ summer 2009 album The E.N.D. has sold over 2.6 million units domestically, breaking two digital singles slaes records. Additionally, will.i.am has signed singer Kelis to his Interscope subsidiary, and will be releasing their first joint venture, Flesh Tone, on July 6. (June 24)
UPDATE: A man has been arrested for suspicion of the June burglary. A 22 year-old man turned himself into authorities, said The Los Angeles Times. He did so Monday, July 12.
Per reports the stolen items now are worth an estimated $17,000 – which included an iPad, which is more than originally believed.
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