The incident apparently happened at the opening of one of Simmons’ Rock & Brews restaurant locations.
The rapper is also charged with possession of amphetamine, Alprazolam, and codeine, as well as possession of a firearm.
Sympathetic journalist Taki Theodoracopulos says he “may have misrepresented” the quote.
McFarland is accused of operating a sham business that sold “bogus” tickets for Coachella, the Grammys, and Super Bowl LII.
“This indictment brings the defendant another step closer to accountability for the crimes of violence with which he is now charged,” says New York district attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr.
As part of his $10 million bail, Weinstein must surrender his passport and wear an ankle monitor. His travel will be restricted to New York and Connecticut .
Weinstein will face charges in connection to at least one accuser, Lucia Evans, who said Weinstein forced her to perform oral sex on him during a business meeting in 2004.
Meanwhile, the R&B singer is facing a new lawsuit from a woman accusing him of sexual battery, false imprisonment, and failure to disclose an STD.
Conspiracy theorist/journalist Richard Lee had sought the release of pictures of the Nirvana frontman’s body.
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania overturned Meek Mill’s controversial sentencing.
Controversial judge Genece Brinkley also refused to recuse herself from the case.
McFarland also faces 40 years in a federal prison after pleading guilty to two counts of federal wire fraud.