The Grammy award-winning producer of Beyonce‘s ‘Drunk in Love’ appeared in courtroom in Los Angeles on Thursday to face costs of greater than a dozen sexual assaults.
Element, whose actual identify is Noel Christopher Fisher, was arrested on August 5 by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division.
On Thursday afternoon he was taken from the Males’s Central Jail to the Los Angeles Municipal Courtroom on West Temple St for a contentious and lightning-fast listening to, at which he was alleged to be arraigned.
Noel Christopher Fisher, generally known as the producer Element, was in courtroom in LA on Thursday
Fisher was sporting an orange jail jumpsuit and sat inside a field within the courtroom
The listening to took lower than 4 minutes, and the producer was then taken again to jail
Fisher’s household had been out in power for the listening to, loudly complaining about delays within the courtroom schedule, cursing the decide and vociferously defending their relative.
Fisher is at present being held on almost $6.three million bail.
The producer’s legal professional, Irwin Mark Bledstein, was not current on the listening to, nonetheless, and a substitute legal professional was summoned.
Element, whose actual identify is Noel Christopher Fisher, was charged on July 31 with 15 counts of sexual assault and 5 counts of felony assault
Bledstein has not responded to DailyMail.com’s request for remark.
Fisher was unable to put up bail, and on the finish of the session, which took lower than 4 minutes, he was returned to the Males’s Central Jail in Chinatown.
He didn’t converse throughout the listening to, and isn’t believed to have entered a plea.
His subsequent listening to within the case shall be September 16.
The 41-year-old was charged on July 31 with 15 counts of sexual assault and 5 counts of felony assault, between 2010 and 2018.
Detectives submitted the case to the Los Angeles County district legal professional’s workplace in January, the assertion stated.
Element received a Grammy in 2015 for co-writing the Beyonce and Jay-Z hit Drunk in Love and has additionally produced hits for Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj and Wiz Khalifa.
Element’s different hits embody ‘Attractive Can I’ by Ray J, ‘I am So Paid’ by Akon, ‘The best way to Love’ by Lil Wayne, ‘711’ by Beyonce and ‘We Dem Boyz’ by Wiz Khalifa
Final 12 months, a mannequin and aspiring singer was awarded $15 million in a Los Angeles lawsuit that accused the producer of abusing and raping her.
A Los Angeles Superior Courtroom dominated in favor of Kristina Buch who alleged Fisher raped her repeatedly and verbally abused her whereas appearing as her mentor.
Element is greatest recognized for producing Beyonce’s Grammy-winning ‘Drunk in Love’
Within the months following the lawsuit, neither Fisher nor his attorneys responded to summons or crammed any paperwork to argue in opposition to the claims.
Buch received the lawsuit by default.
Based on the courtroom paperwork, obtained by Billboard, Buch met Fisher at a recording studio in December of 2016 after she moved from Indiana to Los Angeles to work as a mannequin.
Buch says Fisher agreed to assist launch her music profession, however cases of violent sexual abuse started to occur quickly after.
The lawsuit says Fisher dedicated numerous legal acts, together with sexual harassment, sexual battery, assault, gender violence and intentional infliction of emotional misery .
Fisher allegedly grew to become, ‘controlling and verbally abusive towards Buch, telling her that she wanted to have intercourse with him and others to get forward within the music business’ and known as her a ‘dumb white b****’.
The lawsuit additionally alleged Fisher ‘viciously and violently’ raped Buch on seven events, with two happening in entrance of different folks.
Throughout one incident, Buch alleges Fisher informed one other sufferer, Peyton Ackley, to report the sexual assault.
Buch is one among six ladies who’ve publicly accused Fisher of comparable allegations.
After Buch and Ackley’s allegations grew to become public in 2018, singers Bebe Rexha and Jessie Reyez claimed that Fisher had tried to inappropriately method them.
Singers Jessie Reyez (left) and Bebe Rexha (proper) have each beforehand stated Fisher tried to inappropriately method them
Bebe Rexha stated: ‘He tried to do the identical factor to me once I was new artist. Glad these ladies got here out. It is scary. He tried to with me, however I actually ran out of that studio. Karma is a b****’ (pictured: Rexha performs on the runway throughout the 2018 Victoria’s Secret Style Present at Pier 94 on November eight, 2018 in New York Metropolis)
Six different ladies have spoken out publicly accused Fisher (pictured) of abuse, together with two former assistants
Jessie Reyez tweeted on the time: ‘One evening, over 6 years in the past Noel ‘Element’ Fisher tried this on me. I used to be fortunate and I obtained out earlier than it obtained to this. I did not know what to say or who to inform. I used to be scared. Concern is an actual factor. The ladies that got here out are courageous as hell.’
Bebe Rexha tweeted: ‘He tried to do the identical factor to me once I was new artist. Glad these ladies got here out. It is scary. He tried to with me, however I actually ran out of that studio. Karma is a b****.’
At the least two, each former assistants, have filed their very own lawsuits.
Fisher has stated in courtroom paperwork filed in these lawsuits that every one the allegations in opposition to him are false, and have led to his dropping all work and being evicted.