Flavor Flav was arrested in Las Vegas early this morning and changed with assault with a deadly weapon. Geez, and we thought confusing Miley Cyrus with Gwen Stefani was bad. According to reports on TMZ, the 53-year old former rapper and reality star was involved in vicious argument with a teenager in his Nevada home. The teenager’s fiancee was also present, and as tempers flared she called the police around 3 AM. Details are sparse at the moment, but Flav apparently beat one of the two, and threatened the other with a knife. He was arrested on the scene for battery and felony assault with a deadly weapon, and is currently being held on $23,000 bail. It’s also unknown what Flavor Flav’s relationship is to the teenagers, if any.
This is not Flavor Flav’s first brush with assault. In 1991 he was charged with assaulting his girlfriend Karen Ross, and served 30 days in jail as a result. Two years later he was charged with attempted murder for firing shots at his neighbor. Most of his violent offenses seemed to wind down in the late nineties after he went to rehab for crack cocaine, but that didn’t stop his run-ins with the law. He’s received a number of parking and driving offenses, resulting in his arrest in May of last year. We’ll bring you more updates on this bust as soon as we hear!
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