Bruno Mars Settles For a Fine and Community Service

After facing charges for cocaine possession in September, Bruno Mars is taking a plea deal, according to MTV News.

He's scheduled to appear before a judge in Las Vegas on February 4, a week before the Grammy Awards. He will be pleading guilty to his charges.

As long as Bruno Mars, whose real name is Peter Hernandez, is down to pay a $2,000 fine and complete 200 hours of community service while avoiding any more trouble so that he'll be off the hook and nothing will go on his record.

The best part of Mars' September arrest was that after he gave police his bag of 2.6 grams of cocaine and testing positive for the drug, he claimed that he had never used cocaine before.

A little blow doesn't always lead to a happy night after all. After all, nothing says classy like doing lines in the bathroom stall of a Las Vegas nightclub.

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