Judge in NY rejects DMX's bankruptcy filing

In this Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 photo released by the Spartanburg (S.C.) County Detention Center, Rapper DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons poses for a photo. A spokeswoman for the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport says airport police arrested 42-year-old entertainer, DMX, just after 5 p.m. Monday. Jail records show Simmons was booked on charges of driving under suspension, having an uninsured vehicle and not having a licensed vehicle. (AP Photo/Spartanburg (S.C.) County Detention Center)
November 9, 2013 2:07:15 PM PST
A federal judge in New York has tossed rapper DMX's bankruptcy filing, making him fair game for creditors.

The Journal News reports that a bankruptcy judge in White Plains dismissed the 42-year-old rapper's July 29 Chapter 11 filing on Friday.

The hip-hop star's real name is Earl Simmons. The judge's move means he could lose his possessions including his share in a home in suburban Mount Kisco.

Simmons' biggest debt is $1.3 million in child support owed to some of the 10 children he has fathered.

U.S. Trustee Tracy Hope Davis said Simmons failed to provide trustworthy information in his bankruptcy filing.

Simmons' publicist Domenick Nati said he was unaware of the court hearing.

Simmons was arrested Monday in South Carolina on charges including driving with a suspended license. --
Information from: The Journal News

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