According to a report from TMZ, Public Enemy hype man Flavor Flav was arrested and charged with domestic battery in Las Vegas on October 5.

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TMZ says that Henderson County Police was called to a domestic disturbance. Police were told that Flav, whose real name is William Drayton, poked his finger on the victim’s nose, threw her down, and grabbed a phone out of her hand,

Police arrested Drayton on charges of misdemeanor battery constituting domestic violence.


Flav’s lawyer David Chesnoff told TMZ, “in alleged domestic violence cases, there are often 2 sides to the story and we will explain our side in the courtroom and not in the media.”