News: Diddy's "Making The Band 2" Star Arrested For Stabbing Husband
Tuesday, Aug 11, 2009 7:56AM
A member of Diddy's "Making The Band 2" show and Da Band music group was reportedly arrested on domestic violence charges against her husband last week.
According to police reports, Sara Stokes allegedly stabbed her husband during an argument on August 2.
The former singer from Diddy's MTV reality show "Making the Band 2" has once again made the cut -- but cops say this time Sara Stokes was using a knife ... to stab her own husband. Sara stormed out of the house after arguing with husband Tony -- she tripped, fell down and accused him of doing it. We're told Sara -- who hurt her head in the fall -- grabbed a knife and stabbed Tony in the arm -- while their 3 kids watched. Paramedics and cops came and Stokes was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and domestic violence. The D.A. is deciding whether to charge her. (TMZ)
An attorney for Stokes has released a statement regarding the reports.
"Sara and Tony have a very passionate," Eric Kayira said, "and loving relationship that on August 2, while having an evening of fun, she slipped and fell, hitting her head heavily on the ground and somehow in the process of helping her Tony got injured." (Contact Music)
The singer won her way to make the final cut in Diddy's second season and was featured on Da Band's debut album.
For several weeks, the contestants were subject to difficult tasks, including walking from Midtown Manhattan to Brooklyn to purchase cheesecake for Diddy and aspiring rapper Ness' battle with Harlem MC Jae Millz. The finalists named themselves Da Band. Their debut album, Too Hot for TV, was released in September of 2003. First Single: "Bad Boy This, Bad Boy That" Second and final single: "Tonight." The album managed to certify gold selling 600,000 copies. (MTV)
The group was formally put together in 2003 and assembled by Puff.
Out of a 40,000-strong field of aspiring vocalists and rappers, six people became the focus of MTV's Making the Band series during 2003. Babs (Lynese Wiley), Dylan (Dylan John), Freddrick (Frederick Watson), Ness (Lloyd Mathis), Sara (Sara Stokes), and Young City (Rodney "Chopper" Hill) were handpicked to become part of P. Diddy's Bad Boy empire. The group's debut album, 2003's Too Hot for T.V., was prefaced with a season's worth of drama-filled Making the Band episodes, which documented the cheesecake runs, in-fighting, and recording sessions that led up to its release. (All Music Guide)
Check out Sara Stokes' "You" music video below: