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Flavor Flav granted permission to reopen eatery

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Jun 21, 2013 | 1:29pm EDT

A U.S. judge has granted rapper Flavor Flav permission to reopen his fast food diner, just one day after it was shut down by police. Flavor Flav's Chicken & Ribs restaurant in Sterling Heights, Michigan was hit with an eviction notice earlier this month (13) after the building's landlord filed a lawsuit against the Public Enemy star, claiming he was owed more than $20,000 (GBP12,903) in back rent. On Thursday (20Jun13) officials arrived to shut down the establishment, clear out the staff and change the locks, prompting the hip-hop star's attorneys to file a motion to delay the eviction pending another hearing. Now a judge has agreed to grant the 52 year old's request, provided the troubled reality star, real name William Drayton, Jr., pay the landlord $3,500 (GBP2,258) to cover one month's rent, according to TMZ.com.

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