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Steelers Running Back

ARRESTED

Accused of Slapping GF

1/10/2013 10:28 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Pittsburgh Steelers
running back Chris Rainey was arrested this morning in Florida -- after allegedly slapping his GF in the face during an argument over a cell phone.

According to the Gainesville Police, officers responded to a 911 call from witnesses who claimed they saw Rainey attack his girlfriend after she took his cell phone ... and tried to lock herself in Rainey's roommate's car.

According to the police report, witnesses said Rainey dragged his girlfriend out of the passenger seat and slapped her in the face in the process, causing both of them to fall to the ground.

Witnesses said Rainey's GF then took off again with the cell phone in her purse ... and Rainey continued the chase, eventually grabbing her purse ... causing them both to fall again.

Police say neither Rainey nor his GF appeared visibly injured after the fight.

Rainey has been charged with one count of simple battery, a misdemeanor, and he's currently in custody.

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DaveT    

First

618 days ago
2.

DaveT    

(count up the number of times you see a woman slap a man or girl slap a boy on TV sitcoms and shows this week, then take note if it was done in a way to depict the man "deserved it", then take note if they added a laugh-track after the slap to remind the viewing audience that "violence against boys and men is funny"....then count up how many times you see a boy or man slap a girl or woman on the TV shows, and if it's ever followed by a laugh-track or scripted to make the girl/women seem like she "deserves it".....then ask yourself if we should really act so concerned when we read a real-life account of a man slapping a woman)

618 days ago
3.

wendy    

he had no right to hit her but she provoked something there, she sounds like trash.

618 days ago
4.

hunter    

Two words of advice: Two phones

618 days ago
5.

HRH Prince Michael    

The National Fraud League -literally- strikes AGAIN.


Roger Goodell, and ALL his Corporate/"Media" shills:
Notice, has been SERVED.


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618 days ago
6.

kp    

I could easily make a joke but seriously there's absolutely zero reason to hit a girl like that. Dude needs to take a judicial hit on this one.

618 days ago
7.

DaveT    

Barbara Walters tries to trap Sean Connery so he'll feel on the hot seat and change his views. But fails:
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"Sean Connery discusses women slapping" @ Youtube
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Since the TV sitcoms and shows and Hollywood movies and magazines and books are full of women slapping men, and almost *always* script/write that the man "deserved" it for....something he **said**....I'll assume that feminists watching Sean Connery say the same thing about women will be perfectly acceptable to them ;)

618 days ago
8.

mebrat24    

national felon league

618 days ago
9.

pimpc    

Allegedly...

618 days ago
10.

JarJarBinks    

Sounds more like a case of theft to me...hope she was arrested too.

Meanwhile, the charges against Rainey will ultimately be dropped. You'll see.

618 days ago
11.

blacknote    

You can talk about my mama
Steal my car
Take my jewelry
Cut off my d*ck
But don't
DON'T!
Take my cell phone..................

618 days ago
12.

Berserk    

This sounds like a reenactment of the time Harvey came to blows with a tight end.

618 days ago
13.

Stiletto    

Well...it's a good thing they were not at their local WaffleHut then...he would have had to shoot her then. I, mean...it was over a cellphone afterall.

618 days ago
14.

ilove95037    

Do these black football players have anything to do other than beat on their women? I don't get it.

618 days ago
15.

Gridiron    

Starting to see a pattern here.... Celebrities named Chris + girlfriends + cell phones + vehicles = Arrest

618 days ago
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