Joe Budden denied via Twitter yesterday (August 21) allegations that he physically abused his girlfriend. 

The Twitter posts followed reports about the alleged beating of a former girlfriend.  

Yesterday, TMZ reported that Budden allegedly abused a former girlfriend by slamming her head into the dashboard of a vehicle after dragging her out of a restaurant. The outlet says he drove her to his New Jersey home where he beat her again.

The website also released graphic photographs of the alleged victim’s injuries. One of the images is below.

Budden replied to several fans commenting on this news story on Twitter with the following exchanges.

(August 22, 2014)

UPDATE: XXL has published an official statement from Joe Budden’s rep Nima Ameri regarding the abuse allegations.

“Mr. Budden looks forward to an opportunity to responsibly deal with and address the allegations against him so he may establish the actual facts of the night in question,” Ameri says. “Mr. Budden has fully cooperated with the investigation. Mr. Budden asks for patience as the evidence and facts unfold to demonstrate the truth of his involvement and the real events that transpired on the night in question.” 

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