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Ol' Dirty Bastard Held in Contempt

ODB embarrasses himself in a New York courtroom

January 12, 2000 12:00 AM ET

In a New York courtroom on Monday, January 10, rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard lived up to his name by making lewd comments in the presence of his attorney, harassing a prosecutor and appearing disoriented.

ODB, born Russell Jones, faces drug possession charges after police confiscated more than 20 vials of crack cocaine from him last July.

On Monday, ODB didn't do much to prove his innocence as he stared blankly at a female prosecutor and asked her, "Do you find me horny?", misquoting the catch phrase from the "Austin Powers" movies. Jones also shouted "sperm donor!" at the woman while he picked his nose.

According to the New York Daily News, upon leaving the courtroom, Jones shouted to a reporter, "Hey Daily News, tell New York, 'Fuck them' and tell the world, 'Fuck them.'"

Jones' defense lawyer claims that Jones has been "getting his life in order" at a rehabilitation facility in Pasadena, California. The trial has been postponed until January 19.

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