A Las Vegas police report reveals that Flavor Flav–real name William Drayton, Jr.,–reportedly flung his fiancée Liz Trujillo to the floor, ripped out her earrings, then chased Trujillo’s teenage son around the house with two knives in his hands, TMZ reports.
The alleged attack began when Trujillo accused the performer of cheating. The argument quickly went south when Flav’s manhandling of Trujillo, which resulted in him throwing her to the floor twice.
Trujillo told authorities that her 17-year-old son quickly jumped to her defense when Flav allegedly ripped her earrings out of her ear lobes. However, his heroics only intensified the already volatile situation.
According to the police documents, Flav grabbed a knives a pair of knives, chased him around the house, kicked down a door to get to him and reportedly threatened his life. Flav denies all of the allegations against him, including the death threat against the boy.
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He was cuffed, taken into custody and charged with domestic violence, misdemeanor battery for allegedly assaulting Trujillo and felony assault with a deadly weapon (the knife wielding).
Bail was set at $23,000, which Flav posted. The 53-year-old is now free and scheduled to appear in court to answer to the charges next week.
- ^TMZ reports (www.tmz.com)
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