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'American Idol' Chikezie Eze Pleads in ID Theft Case

8/19/2010 2:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

"American Idol" alum Chikezie Eze ... who was charged with felony identity theft in connection with trying to allegedly buy two bottles of ridiculously expensive cologne with a phony credit card ... just copped a plea.

American Idol - Chikezie Eze
Chikezie pled no contest to misdemeanor identity theft.

Chikezie was arrested after allegedly using a bogus credit card to buy two bottles of cologne at Neiman Marcus -- totaling $1,289.57.

Under the deal ... Chikezie will be placed on three years probation and have to perform 45 days of community labor.

And Chikezie is ordered to stay away from Neiman's ... Shouldn't we all?

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Nancy     

What the hell does that cologne smell like?

1524 days ago
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Wishes    

Who is this ugly thief??? Figures.

1524 days ago
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tom in chicago    

Hasn't whichever FAT girl employee [you guys have TONS of them] slept with this Zlist celebrity yet?!?
We've been seeing posts about this 'security guard singer' for years...Someone Please give the FAT girl a $50 spot, I'm sure he'd Bang her for that.

1524 days ago
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Beth    

There are not two bottles of cologne on this planet - anywhere - that are worth $1k - that's totally ridiculous.

1524 days ago
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janet    

Wonder why there is sterotypes. Who is this thief?

1524 days ago
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Den    

Who is this guy? How is he a celeb? Who really cares about this guy!!

1524 days ago
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nita    

Dummy!

1524 days ago
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James     

Two bottles of cologne for $1200 better do more than make me smell good

1524 days ago
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prochoice with cheese    

must of been called brainless cologne.

1524 days ago
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J    

All that for some freaking cologne? If you're gonna buy something with a stolen credit, I hope the last thing is freaking cologne.

1524 days ago
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Bill F. Murray    

must of been called brainless cologne.

Posted at 11:52 AM on Aug 19, 2010 by prochoice with cheese
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Sorry, Britney & Jessica Simpson already have their own perfumes!

1524 days ago
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MIDNIGHT TOKER    

sweet honesty is always good for a rumble in the sack

1524 days ago
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iamsuperdan    

What kind of a retard would spend that much on cologne?! People actually buy that stuff?

1524 days ago
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GT    

Shoulda had Gloria Alred as his atty. He woulda walked out of the courtroom owning Nieman Marcus!

1524 days ago
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bewildered bystander    

"PREFORM 45 DAYS OF COMMUNITY LABOR"????? ARE YOU SURE YOU DONT MEAN 45 HOURS OR IS THIS JUST HOW TMZ GETS THE "FACTS OUT"
I SMELL PULITZER PRIZE FOR YOU GUYS

1524 days ago
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