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'Home Improvement' Kid

Don't Tase Me, Bro!

7/7/2008 8:16 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

You know how it is with child stars -- they grow up so fast before our eyes and before you know it ... they're being tased by hotel security.

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Zachery Ty Bryan, who played Brad Taylor on "Home Improvement" -- is suing Choice Hotels International over an incident back in April 2008. Zach claims he was staying at a hotel in San Diego when he and a few friends went across the street to grab a Gatorade. When he came back just after midnight, Bryan's lawyer claims the hotel wouldn't let him upstairs, since the room wasn't in his name.

Then things went really bad ...

Bryan's lawyer claims Zach tried explaining his wife was in the room, but the hotel refused to call her. He claims an off-duty manager, who was not involved in the initial argument, came out of nowhere and tasered Zach in the neck. Cops came but no charges were filed.

A hotel employee tells us Zach went nuts on the staff, a lot of alcohol was involved, and tasering the dude was the only safe bet.

Zach is suing for damages in excess of $25,000. A lawyer for the hotel had no comment.

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benjamin tony atkins    

what color is he ?

well, there you go.....

2298 days ago


Your credibility has taken a dive....NIcole Kidman did have a baby today!

2298 days ago


that sucks

2298 days ago

wasted days and wasted nights    

Welcome to the Hotel Taserforya.

2298 days ago

Terry H    

Zachary is hung like a horse. Check some episodes of the show when he was wearing sweats.

2298 days ago


Oh please!

He was partying in San Diego in a room he was not registered in and one that he did not have a key for. He had access to a cell phone to call his wife or a curtsey phone to call the room. Don't give me this crap that the hotel would not call the room for him. A hotel is out to make money, not piss off guests. If he was tased it is because he was out of control. If no charges were filed it is because the hotel was justified in their actions. This crap about him being wronged comes from a spoiled brat who probable thinks the world should bow down to him because he was on a TV show with Tim Allen a decade ago.

Piss off you fraud. I hope you are exposed and humiliated. You know you were out of control and deserved every volt pumped into you.

2298 days ago

It's Time for Dodger's Baseball    

Apparently, his part in "Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift" didn't make him a lot of duckets if he was getting tased in a lobby to the popular jingle "I've been everywhere, man. I've been everywhere." If you've had the pleasure of drinking with Zach, the words "I'm just a guy who made a lot of money as a child star" should hold some serious irony right about now.

2298 days ago


Mark, do you have something against this guy? Unless you were there I doubt you know what happened. I have been treated very badly by hotel staff before this isn't a far stretch in todays world. And I think when they say charges were not filed, they meant against Zach, which means that the cops felt he was not "out of control".

2298 days ago


Mark you are a very envious person. get off your fat ass and do something with that flab

2298 days ago


dumb kid

2298 days ago

Al Borland    

Mark got it right on the money. Seems this is more of a publicity grab to get back in the limelight.

2298 days ago

Al Borland    

That pedo looking guy on the other side of the fence died in December of 2003.

2298 days ago


Somehow from my post you ascertained that I am fat and envious. The enviousness I can kind of understand. Your conclusion is flawed and wrong of course. I am in no way envious of an ex child star who made a cameo in Tokyo Drift. A movie, I might add, that somehow escaped the attention of the Academy’s nomination committee.

My rant stems from my suspicion that this lawsuit is nothing more then an arrogant actor’s belief that he can act in any manner and have no accountability for those actions. The thinking that somehow a different set of rules apply to him then the rest of us is infuriating. It’s not from envy, but annoyance. Annoyance of anyone who believes they are somehow above the rules because they entertained us.

As for the fat part, I’m lost. Is it that you know a person named Mark and he is fat? Does my name conjure up an image of a fat man? I am perplexed. Please help me to understand.

2298 days ago


I am so sure there is more to this story. Then poor Zach not getting into the room. No one get Tased for just standing there.

2298 days ago


Mark was spot on.

2298 days ago
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