The trial of Aya Nakamura and her former partner Vladimir Boudnikoff, who were to be tried on Thursday in Bobigny for mutual violence against a spouse in August in Rosny-sous-Bois (Seine-Saint-Denis), was postponed to January at the request of the their lawyers. The hearing was postponed until the afternoon of January 26 before the 12th correctional chamber, prosecutor Bobigny said, as reported by AFP.
“We will ask for dismissal“, Cerasela Vlad, lawyer for Vladimir Boudnikoff, had escaped AFP before the hearing began. A few moments later, Me Vlad and her colleague Karim Sebihat, who represents Aya Nakamura, left the room to confirm this postponement, without further details. Their clients were not present, noted AFP.
“I thought she (Aya Nakamura) would be there, but apparently not“, confided a woman who introduced herself as “an absolute fan” of the singer.We try to follow her everywhere“, this Parisian added to AFP in a leopard-print suit and T-shirt with the image of her idol.
Known for her worldwide hits including DjadjaAya Danioko – this is the real name of the 27-year-old singer – and producer Vladimir Boudnikoff, 34, must answer for “spouse violence with ITT (total work stoppage) of less than eight days”.
Recollection of facts
During the night between August 6 and 7, the police intervened twice at the producer’s house in Rosny-sous-Bois, in a context of tension. Placed in police custody, the performer with gold records, present at the latest ceremony of the NRJ Music Awards, had claimed to have been subjected to violence by her spouse. He had himself been arrested, a source familiar with the matter was found. “There really weren’t any hits“, nuanced this source, evoking”scratches“for the two protagonists and”the fact that he held her downThe two artists, parents of a little girl, had gone free with a summons.
“We screwed up that night“, wrote Vladimir Boudnikoff on Instagram after the fact, assuring that”Nothing serious“it hadn’t happened. When questioned by AFP on Tuesday, Warner, the singer’s label, did not respond.
A global career
At 27, Aya Nakamura is the most listened to francophone singer in the world. Born in Bamako, the Franco-Malian artist grew up in Aulnay-sous-Bois (Seine-Saint-Denis). His career took off with his second album Nakamura (2018), followed by a third work in 2020, ayawhich was equally immediately successful.
Music producer Vladimir Boudnikoff also directed the clip for one of his flagship titles, pookiewhich has peaked at approximately 333 million views on YouTube since its release in 2019.