Cee-Lo Hopes for the 'Right Decision' in Court

The singer is charged with drugging a woman with MDMA while on a date.
3:00 | 11/21/13

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latest on cee lo green's day in court. A month after pleading not guilty to felony charges that he slipped ecstasy in a woman's drink. Questions are now being raised whether possible jail time could damage the grammy winner's career. Abc's aditi roy has the story. Do you think this is fair that's it's happening to you? Ynow what? Looking forward to taking care of it in court. Reporter: Cee lo green walked into an l.A. Court wednesday. Trailed by a throng of reporters. Green's attorney, blocking the superstar from the camera, smiled. Even after the prosecutor suggested this case could get complicated. There's a lot more to this count than meets the eye. Reporter: Cee lo, whose real NAME IS carlos DeCarlo callaway, pleaded not gu prosecutors say the 39-year-old artist slipped a woman the drug ecstasy, while the two were having dinner. Do you understand? Yes, your honor. Reporter: Green spoke twice in court. Acknowledging the judge's next court date in january. I'm hoping they make the right decision. Reporter: That would be well after his own judging duties on nbc's "the voice," ends next month. But the grammy winner may be able to forget the courtroom until next year. The question now is, how could the media circus and the possibility of four years in jail, affect his career. This isn't a sinkhole. We're not talking about somebody who is perceived as an addict or has a drug problem. We're talking about somebody who has a one-time issue. ♪ Why won't you listen to me ♪ Reporter: This morning, he is facing the uncertainty of his next chapter. How are you doing, man? To be continued. Reporter: For "good morning america," aditi roy, abc news, los angeles. The next hearing is set for JANUARY 16th.

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