Donald Trump threatened Sweden to get ASP Rocky out of jail ASAP? Here’s everything you need to know
ASAP Rocky was arrested along with his two bodyguards and charged with assault in an incident in 2019 but was later released on bail after then-President Donald Trump tweeted and called for his release. However, the latest report reveals the other side of the story that reveals Sweden’s Minister of Justice who tells a local news source that they were threatened by Donald Trump. Here’s everything you need to know.
Donald Trump threatened Sweden with wage trade restrictions to get ASAP Rocky out of prison
According to reports from Billboard, Sweden’s justice minister revealed how Donald Trump used bullying tactics and threatened to impose trade restrictions on Sweden in order for ASAP Rocky to get out of prison.
Minister of Justice Morgan Johansson is said to have said: “If you can try to do something like this against Sweden, then what should you try to do against slightly weaker countries that do not have the EU behind them?”
It all started when ASAP Rocky was arrested with his 2 bodyguards after a street fight with a 19-year-old man in 2019 in Sweden. The rapper then claimed that he was trying to defend his team which was followed by a 19-year-old man. Later, Donald Trump came into the picture and called Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven on July 20 and offered to guarantee his bail. He also mentioned that they do so much for Sweden but it does not seem to work the other way around and stated that Sweden should actually focus on its real crime problem!
“Give A $ AP Rocky his FREEDOM. We do so much for Sweden but it does not seem to work the other way around. Sweden should focus on its real crime problem!” When the rapper was released after that, Trump took to his Twitter handle and expressed his excitement about it. “A $ AP Rocky was released from prison and on his way home to the US from Sweden. It was a Rocky Week, come home ASAP A $ AP! ” he wrote.
Rapper ASAP Rocky was previously arrested for shooting an acquaintance last year in Hollywood. He was arrested when he returned from his trip to Barbados with his partner, and several pictures of her appeared online. According to reports from TMZ, the rapper’s home in Los Angeles was recently searched, and police personnel retrieved several weapons from his home.
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