Coke Ruins Bruno Mars’ Best Week Ever

10.07.10 7 years ago 12 Comments

It’s possible to the understand the fit of Bruno’s cap if you can imagine having a chart-topping song and a felony hanging over your head.

“Bruno Mars should be having the best week ever: He has the No. 1 song in America, his debut album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans, was released this week and his 25th birthday is on Friday.

But while singer-songwriter-producer has much to smile about, at the same time, his success is being tainted by a recent felony charge.

Mars was arrested last month for allegedly possessing 2.6 grams of cocaine after performing at a Las Vegas nightclub. He’s due in court Nov. 18 and if convicted, he faces up to four years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

But some industry experts believe the drug charge won’t do much harm to the singer’s rising career.

“I don’t think he meant it to come off that way, but his recent arrest shows that he has a little bit of edge I suppose,” said Craig Marks, the editor of Billboard.”

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