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Ricky Schroder

in Altercation

with Airport Worker

2/27/2013 12:55 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Former child actor Ricky Schroder -- famous for his role on the 80s sitcom "Silver Spoons" -- assaulted an LAX airport worker in the middle of a busy terminal this week ... all because she wouldn't let him board with 3 bags ... at least that's what the woman told police.

Law enforcement tells TMZ ... airport police were called to the scene early Monday morning following the alleged altercation.

The woman's story ... she was checking boarding passes when Ricky attempted to go through security with three bags ... when the limit is two.

The airport worker says Ricky then slapped her hand when she reached for his boarding pass.

When cops arrived, they interviewed both parties. No arrests were made and no report was taken.

Ricky's lawyer, Marty Singer, tells TMZ ... the woman was rude and confrontational when she told him he had too many bags.  Singer says the woman hit Ricky's hand and his phone went flying.  Ricky lunged to grab his phone and she screamed, "Assault!" 

Singer says there are independent witnesses to corroborate Ricky's story and if Ricky did what she said he would have been arrested.

TMZ obtained video of the scene moments after the confrontation ... in which the worker tells her side of the story. 




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61.

Her Imperial and Royal Majesty    

This guy's career disappeared 100 years ago. Are you sure he isn't an airport employee who got beaten up by irate customers for his imcompetence and bad haircut?

539 days ago
62.

EasilyHard    

He has a pinball machine & a train !!

539 days ago
63.

Kate    

There's nothing in Rick Schroeder's long history in the entertainment industry that would lead me to believe he did anything remotely violent. He's always come off as a real stand-up guy.

539 days ago
64.

Dr Samuel Weiscrak    

Damn reading the story, soon as i scrolled down enough to see the woman was a fat black government civil servant lookin' type i totally believed Ricky's story! bwhahaha! That's bad! Met too many of 'those types' in life to not make snap judgements...

539 days ago
65.

DaveT    

Ricky doesn't go around smackin' innocent people's hand for nothing, good man, sh-t happens
If you can watch little Ricky in The Champ scene without cryin' a tear or wellin' up a bit you ain't human
-
"The Champ Death"
@ Youtube

539 days ago
66.

SuziQC    

Sorry for the re-post. I posted this and I don't see it. Trying again. I was right behind Ricky when this happened!! I saw only the second encounter where Ricky was compliant with security.

He was rushed to make the flight but was very compliant with her request for the boarding pass.

She asked him for his name, he provided it, then he asked her for her name. I don’t know if she provided it. I don’t know anything about the phone as I didn’t see it. But, I know that if there was assault, police or airport security would have detained him.

There was approximately 1 hour before the flight took off, so if there was and assault, they would have had ample time to get him, or wait for him at the airport in DC, right?

Her story is laughable, which is what we all did when she screamed "ASSAULT".

539 days ago
67.

Crackhead    

La' quandanisha must have gotten off her shift at the airport and logged onto TMZ. There are many comments with multiple likes and one hate. Don't be hatin', La' quandanisha.

539 days ago
68.

LizzieBlueEyes    

I believe him. Many of these airport workers are rude and uneducated. Someone needs to retrain them or fire them if they hate their job that much.

539 days ago
69.

Tesla_Consulting    

"...would of been arrested." OR Cops aren't stupid and don't want to waste their time.

539 days ago
70.

LindaJay    

Wow, can he really be this old, already? Looks tired.

539 days ago
71.

Northerner    

just another big black fat bitch trying to get money from whitey! if she cant get welfare she has to try and rob a celebrity by talking false allegations.

539 days ago
72.

Misse    

I've worked for a major airline. you're allowed two bags and a purse or laptop bag making that 3 bags. She seems to have a bad attitude.

538 days ago
73.

SuziQC    

Get a load of this article - Ricky's true nature comes out. He does not have a rep for being obnoxious nor violent. Action speak louder than words. I believe his story because I was there and saw what happened. Assault, BS.

http://washingtonexaminer.com/ricky-schroder-does-not-cut-lines-even-for-congress/article/2522737

538 days ago
74.

Airport Slave    

Many years ago, I worked for an now extinct airline in DC, he tried to bring 2 HUGE bags onto the aircraft. And got REALLY SNOTTY when we made him check them. He also had on some of the dirtest jeans I have ever seen in public. I don't think he should be allowed on public transport.

538 days ago
75.

FIREFOX    

What has the world come to, when a white man takes instruction from a colored female?

448 days ago
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