Stevie Wonder cousin, girlfriend plead not guilty in extortion case


The singer's cousin Alpha L. Walker and his girlfriend Tamara Diaz are accused of trying to extort the Grammy-winning musician over a videotape that portrays Wonder negatively.

Walker's attorney says his client simply made a movie about his life and his actions are protected by the First Amendment.

The two were arrested in May after receiving $10,000 from Wonder's attorney in a police sting.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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