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Flavor Flav

Arrested for Assault

With a Deadly Weapon

10/17/2012 9:32 AM PDT UPDATED: 10/17/2012 11:28 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Flavor Flav was arrested early this morning in Vegas after allegedly threatening a teenager in his house with a deadly weapon, TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell us, the teenager is the son of Flav's fiancee -- and the rapper had allegedly gotten into a heated verbal argument with both the teenager and his mom before it turned violent.

According to police, Flav -- real name William Drayton Jr. -- is accused of getting physical with his fiancee and then threatening her son with a knife. During the altercation, the fiancee called 911.

Flav was arrested around 3am and booked on two charges -- felony assault with a deadly weapon and misdemeanor domestic violence (battery).

He's currently being held on $23,000 bail.

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11:27 AM PT -- Flav just bailed out.

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121.

XDrinker    

Good ole Flavor Flav...such a clown. I used to secretly watch his show 'Flavor of Love' and actually bought a Public Enemy CD back in the 90's. Hard to believe Brigette Nielsen actually ****ed this guy...but then again, that was in her drunk-24/7 days...

673 days ago
122.

joe gillis    

any chance of life without parole for this ?

673 days ago
123.

Notconforming    

I am so tired of looking at these people that came off the streets in the ghetto to make it as "rap" star. How does this possibly have any positive effect on society and Lord knows they wound not even be off the streets from selling drugs or husseling something if it weren't for rap. Let's just be honest..yo yo. Can't anyone do anything but rap and model in this world? Yuck to society.

673 days ago
124.

KarenEmerson22    

I'm making $86 an hour working from home. I was shocked when my neighbour told me she was averaging $95 but I see how it works now. I feel so much freedom now that I'm my own boss. This is what I do, EarlyRich.com

673 days ago
125.

Anonymous Andy    

Lmao, Chief Keef's father ..

673 days ago
126.

David    

You can take the man out of the ghetto. But you can't take the ghetto out of the man. However, he has managed to give ghetto a lower denomination.

673 days ago
127.

DSherline    

Is Flavor Flav the same guy who used to be Flav-O-Flav?

670 days ago
128.

ANGELO    

this ****a roach still alive , and who in their right mind marries this guy

670 days ago
129.

ange    

is this **** a roach still alive ,,, and what normal female would marry this clock weirdo

670 days ago
130.

Jackie Butler     

Why is it we women ( of all ages, races and locales ) seem to think we are less valuable if we meet a man and we " come with children " ? If anything the CHILD should be the reason we are MORE particular about whom we socialize with on ALL levels! NO MAN is worth seeing your child see you get hurt or threatened and NO MAN'S MONEY is worth that! If you're willing to put up with THAT kind of abuse just go on out and get 5 jobs yourself-even if a few of them mean asking " would you like fries with that?". Ladies we have been making a way for ourselves and our children since the Birth of the Universe. Please can't we stop thinking we HAVE to put up with abuse to better our kids's lives? I don't care what kind of car this washed up, nickle slick loser buys her son as a forgive me gift-the child will never forget what happened, never quite have the respect for his Mom he is entitled to feel for her. Don't sell yourselves girls-they aint worth it. Find a good man-no matter what his income, or do the best you can on your own!Don't put your babies through this!

669 days ago
131.

belldn3    

Looks like he's back on crack.

669 days ago
132.

Trisha    

How come he was never arrested for assaulting us with his ugly mug??!

669 days ago
133.

Alane Jewel    

Good photo of him a few hours before he was arrested: http://www.starsightings.com/photo/view/130039/2012/17/10/Flavor-Flav-Las-Vegas,-Nevada-Hooking-up.html

666 days ago
134.

cherryzbrndymd    

WHAT HELLLLLL.......FLAVA FLAV IS ABT 125YRS OLD AND WAY 2 OLD 2 BE GETT'N TROUBLE W/THE LAW POINT BLANK.....FLAV TIME 2 GROW DA F... UP
UR NOT JUST EMBARRASSING UR SELF AND UR CHILDREN AND CLOSE FAMILY & FRIENDZ...
US AND US US REAL ADULTS....
NOW SIT UR A## DWN AND THINK B4 U OPEN UR MOUTH AND ACT A FOOL...
U GET A TIME OUT ...MR. DRAYTON

456 days ago
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