'Still no news': Will.i.am fumes after his car is 'stolen' outside album party as confusion mounts over whether it's been found or not
01:00 GMT, 15 August 2012
Last night was meant to be a celebration for rapper Will.i.am.
However, as The Voice judge left his #Willpower album listening party, he was furious to discover someone had stolen his custom-made coupe.
And the Black Eyed Peas star flew into a frenzy when he realised the vehicle was missing.
Now after much panic it has been left unclear whether the vehicle has been recovered yet or not.
Before the theft: Will.i.am and Nicole Scherzinger pose on his custom-made car outside The Avalon in Hollywood
TMZ.com initially said it had been recovered this evening after a spokesperson for the star reportedly told them: 'Everything is fine, he has his car.'
But if it has been found, the Black Eyed Peas star seems to be none the wiser.
He has since taken to Twitter again to write: 'Just landed in portland…and still no news about my cars whereabouts…#wheresmycar.'
Although it's possible his reps may have received news while he was in his plane moving states.
Fuming: Will.i.am vented his anger on Twitter
The singer, 37, had
driven Nicole Scherzinger in the white gullwing to the bash at The
Avalon in Hollywood last night.
But when he left the party at 2am in the morning, he was dismayed to find the vehicle was missing.
He tweeted: 'My car was stolen…what the f**k..
'Where is my f**king car… This isn't funny anymore.'
An hour later, he added: 'I'm going to be optimistic and pray that my car is returned and safe…
'#givemebackmycar this joke is getting old…'
She's a bit of all white: Nicole appeared to love posing by the vehicle
Earlier that evening he had been in high spirits as he arrived with Nicole.
The pair posed up for photos by the car – a prototype made by West Coast Customs using pieces borrowed from a donor DeLorean and a Dodge Challenger.
He wrote: 'Me and @NicoleScherzy getting ready to go to my listening party…#willpower night.'
Nicole also tweeted a photo of them, writing: 'With @iamwill, coming from studio goin to his album listening event in his car iamauto xo.'
But the hunt was still on today and just hours ago he posted another message, writing that his car was still 'm.i.a.' (Missing in action).
Although reps now insist to TMZ that he has been handed back the vehicle. No details about what happened to the car have been given and will.i.am still seems to be unaware of any discovery.
In June, the same car was impounded by police for being unregistered.
Unaware: Will.i.am and Nicole partying inside The Avalon before his discovery
Police returned the vehicle to the singer after he produced the necessary documents.
The car is part of Will's new IAMAUTO company, which he hopes will create jobs in the East Los Angeles community where he grew up.
If the car was stolen, its not the first time he has been the victim of car crime.
Star turn out: AnnaLynne McCord was amongst the celebrity guests who turned up to the party and was inside with will.i.am when the vehicle went missing
Party time: Lindsay Lohan also showed up to the Hollywood venue for the evening to mingle with the Black Eyed Peas star
In 2010, Will.i.am's Bentley was broken into, with the thief taking $10,000 worth of personal items.
However, unfortunately for the criminal, Will has a tracking device located in the tablet, so police were able to track down the thief.
Inside: Corey Feldman was flanked by girls at the album launch party when the car was allegedly taken