Bruno Mars, the young singer / songwriter known for singing on B.o.B’s “Nothin on You” and “Billionaire” with Travie McCoy was found with a bag of cocaine in a Las Vegas casino bathroom following a nightclub show over the weekend, police said Monday.
He was arrested early Sunday after being detained by security at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Mars, whose real name is Peter Hernandez, was found with 2.6 grams of cocaine and booked into county jail on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance.
Seems like the bathroom attendant may have ratted Mars out. (Dick!) The arrest report for Hernandez said a bathroom attendant told police Hernandez was taking a long time in a stall with a bag of a white, powdered substance. The attendant alerted a security guard, who confronted Hernandez as he left the stall. The security guard said he asked Hernandez to hand over any narcotics he had, and Hernandez pulled a bag of cocaine from his left-front jeans pocket.
Hernandez was taken to a holding cell where he was questioned by an arresting officer. When asked what was going on, Hernandez replied: “Can I speak to you honestly, sir?” and said he acted foolishly and had never used drugs before, the arrest report said.
Mars performed a show Saturday night at the Hard Rock’s Wasted Space nightclub.
Bruno Mars is RED HOT right now. His hit “Just the Way You Are” is currently No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. He co-wrote and produced Cee-Lo Green’s latest expletive-laden single, “Fuck You”. Mars’ debut album “Doo-Wops & Hooligans,” is scheduled for release Oct. 5.
Treez : Why the f*ck could this bathroom attendant (real dignity career Capt. Drug War) not just let this guy do his blow and just collect your big tip for being cool and looking out? Maybe even get a tour of the studio from Bruno. But douche bag had to play Superhero. Sad….well, we live in a time of rats and paid informants and crime stoppers tip lines for cash. So ratting is now profitable. I hope this dick at the very least got a promotion for being a rat. Because if he didn’t, he’s even a bigger loser than I thought!