Actor Tom Arnold and producer Mark Burnett apparently got into a physical altercation at a pre-Emmy Awards charity event, according to social media posts.
Arnold accused Burnett of choking him Sunday night at “this huge Emmy party then he ran away with his torn Pink shirt & missing gold chain,” Arnold tweeted. “I’m waiting for LAPD.”
There was no indication police actually were called to the scene, Officer Ray Brown of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section said.
Burnett’s wife, actress Roma Downey, tweeted a photo showing a bruise on a hand.
“Got this bruise tonight when Tom Arnold tried to ambush my husband Mark and me at a charity event. Is your TV show worth it Tom? Please stop,” Downey tweeted.
Arnold replied: “You lie your crazy husband attacked me you psyco. I’m filing police report & suing you for defamation.”
Downey was referring to Arnold’s new show, “The Hunt For The Trump Tapes,” which premiers Tuesday on Viceland.
A promo on twitter teases: “Here’s Who Tom Arnold Is Bothering,” and Mark Burnett is included on that list.
The altercation reportedly occurred at a fundraiser for the Motion Picture Television Fund at the Lawn at Century Park.
Further details were not available.
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