Naya Rivera Arrested and Charged With Domestic Battery

The incident took place while visiting her in-laws in West Virginia.

By Jasmine Washington

Former Glee star Naya Rivera was arrested and charged with domestic battery after allegedly assaulting her husband, Ryan Dorsey in West Virginia last night (Nov. 25).

According to TMZ, Rivera reportedly struck her husband in the head, face and bottom lip while on a walk with their two-year-old son. Dorsey, who claims to have video footage of the assault, quickly alerted the police and the actress was subsequently taken was taken into custody.

Naya Rivera was released after appearing at an arraignment hearing and posting $1,000 bond. The couple, who wed in July 2014, flocked to West Virginia to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with Dorsey’s family.

News of Rivera’s alleged assault comes weeks after she revealed her decision to forgo divorce proceedings in a statement to People. The actress reportedly filed for a divorce in November 2016 and was briefly romantically linked to David Spade during their separation.

Stay tuned for more updates on this story.

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