‘American Idol’ contestant Cecil Ray Baker arrested after being eliminated?

‘American Idol’ contestant Cecil Ray Baker arrested after being eliminated?
  • Cecil Ray Baker was eliminated from season 19 of American Idol,
  • He was arrested for breaking into ex-girlfriend Mariah Lopez’s house,
  • He has a two-month-old daughter Emilia Jade.
Cecil Ray Baker arrested after breaking into his ex-girlfriend's house
Cecil Ray Baker arrested after breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s house (Source: MEAWW)

Cecil Ray Baker, the contestant of the 19th season of American Idol got into trouble just a week after elimination! He was arrested on Saturday 17th April 2021 after he broke into the house of his ex-girlfriend, Mariah Lopez. He was arrested by the Rockdale Police Department in Rockdale, Texas, and was charged with burglary of a habitation, a second-degree felony.

But he was released on the same day on a $15,000 bond. He forcefully entered Mariah’s house and assaulted her when she refused to let him see her daughter. Mariah revealed the incident on a TikTok video on 18th April 2021,

“I’ve had enough. This is why victims never come forward bc y’all try so hard to tear them down. #dobetter #bebetter I know your family has seen your behavior and honestly it is disgusting that they are OK with it and trying to deny it.”

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More on his arrest

Cecil Ray Baker on American Idol
Cecil Ray Baker on American Idol (Source: Hollywood Life)

Mariah Lopez then showed her bruises on the photos and an alleged text between her and Baker. In the text, Barker threatened her when she said she was not happy with their relationship. Lopez revealed that there were times in their relationship when it was hard for her to leave.

Unlike other exes, she wishes better for him and said,

“But in all honesty, I just hope that you decide to do better. I hope one day that you change and hold yourself accountable. I hope one day you can change and flourish into the person that you need to be. My daughter and I are happy, safe and healthy.”

How many children does Cecil Ray Baker have?

Cecil Ray Baker is the father of a two-month-old daughter Emilia Jade. He welcomed the daughter with ex-girlfriend Mariah Lopez. He is a very loving father to his daughter as he dedicated a performance to her on American Idol. Cecil was very open about his daughter being his lifeline.

Cecil Ray Baker with Mariah Lopez with their daughter Emilia Jade
Cecil Ray Baker with Mariah Lopez with their daughter Emilia Jade (Source: Crime Today News)

He wishes to give her the life she never had. Cecil wants her daughter to have a big dream even though she is in a small town.

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