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Survivor 'Villain' Arrested for Battery

4/23/2010 11:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Survivor 'Villain' Arrested for BatteryOne of the stars on "Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains" was arrested in Louisiana early this morning after cops say he attacked somebody at a street festival.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ Russell Hantz -- the runner-up from "Survivor: Samoa" -- was partying at the Festival International de Louisiane, when he allegedly "shoved" somebody to the pavement.

Cops say Hantz was immediately arrested by Lafayette City Police -- and taken to a nearby jail.

Hantz was eventually released.

But get this, Hantz is still in contention to win "Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains" -- which is airing now on CBS ... and yes, he's one of the "villains."

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jmartcougar    

It seems like the people Survivor recruits are a bunch of sociopaths; Hatch, Hantz, Ace from Gabon any more?

1554 days ago
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My3CentsWorth    


He reminds me of a troll doll paperweight I had on my desk once. It was squishy and designed to take your frustration out on. Now I want to look for it so I can shove it on the pavement outside.



He is crafty tho. I have to give him that.

1554 days ago
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Carolfoasia    

He is not the best Survivor player that ever lived. He LOST, and he can not win because he plays a dirty social game. He already has three votes against him on the jury (they are thinking of shoving him away in a Kayak if he gets to Ponderosa). The only votes he could possible get are from Parvati and Danielle. Sandra would never vote for him, and I don't think that Amanda, Rupert, Colby, or the blonde girl (name escapes me). Jerri is so mild this season compared to Australia. I am not sure if she would vote for him.



So, he has already lost this game.

1554 days ago
94.

Meg    

For whoever said that Russell must have been provoked and that he's such a great guy -- give me a break. You are watching a TV show and don't know him in real life. He certainly seems to have a temper on the show, so how can you say that it wouldn't translate to real life?



Also, as for him being such a great player, what has he done? It seems like he was cast on two seasons of complete morons. Often his "brilliant moves" didn't involve much effort on his part.



Anyway.

1554 days ago
95.

Sydneybean    

Russell is the kind of guy you LOVE to HATE and a sleaze of a person

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96.

Patti    

Ladies, how tall is he?

1554 days ago
97.

Patti    

How tall is he?

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98.

nutz4butz    

he's an assclown, maybe somebody was trying to steal some more of his teeth. worst survivor player ever. dirty white trash

1554 days ago
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Tammie    

They took him in under speculation. I spoke to his wife. He never got charged and the cops were even asking for his autograph.

1554 days ago
100.

Ahrean    

Did "dumb ass" TMZ just tell us that Russell made it to the finals of Survivor WOW what a screw up . I was watching that show.



Posted at 7:34 AM on Apr 23, 2010 by SpeakTheWord



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Sounds like you're the dumbass, he was talking about the last season, not this one idiot.

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teresa    

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Dave    

#5 .... such a dumbass lol

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Cindi    

No they didn't give away who won this Survivor....they said he was a runner up in the LAST Survivor!!!! And yes he's a good player on the show...but tame the attitude when your out and about...and keep your hands to yourself Russell! Not to mention, why would you put your hands on a woman? Also, who swears on their kids lives on Survivor! What a dumb butt!

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