On D'Angelo's Official Myspace page, his manager issues this statement:
Statement By – Management for D'Angelo "We know there is a lot of speculation in regard to the arrest of D'Angelo in New York City this past weekend. We would like his fans and the public at large to know that D'Angelo has pled not guilty -- and is contesting the allegations made against him. Also know that, he is in good health and extremely excited about his forthcoming new album.
D’Angelo would like to personally thank all of his fans for the outpouring of concern, and appreciates if all would allow the American justice system to resolve the matter before jumping to any conclusions."
GUION PARTNERS Lindsay Guion, Worldwide Manager for D'Angelo