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Pia Zadora

SWAT Team Swarmed

After She Allegedly Chokes Son

6/3/2013 9:52 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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We now know why former Broadway star Pia Zadora was arrested in Vegas over the weekend ... she allegedly tried to choke out her son ... TMZ has learned.

Zadora -- who famously appeared in the Academy Award disaster scene in "Naked Gun 33⅓"  -- got into an argument Friday night with her 16-year-old son Jordan because he refused to go to bed at a timely hour.



Jordan told police he wanted to stay outside and talk to his stepbrother, so Zadora sprayed them with a hose to force them inside.

Jordan told cops his stepbrother tried to calm Pia down and she attacked him, punching him and scratching his face. 

An hour or 2 passed, and -- according to the police report -- Jordan tried calling 911.  He claims Pia tried to take his phone away, choking him in the process.

When cops arrived, they say everyone in the house -- Pia, her son and stepson, as well as her husband -- refused to come out to speak to them ... so SWAT formed a perimeter around the house.

Pia and her son Jordan eventually came out and spoke to police, and, according to the police report, Pia admitted she may have injured/scratched Jordan and her stepson during the scuffle ... but only by accident.

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Tim C    

Judging by what I see around me and in the media with these lippy entitled teens I'm not sure I could guarantee their safety if I had to deal with them either.

418 days ago
17.

KicksandGiggles    

Post menopause can be a beeeetch!!!

418 days ago
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Cirrus Unicus    

Teenaged step brothers, at home instead of out god knows where, getting along, having a good conversation... ya, no wonder she was cheesed. Crazy bag.

418 days ago
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PhilShiftley    

geez..she is like 85 lbs and 4'6"..what kind of ***** son does she have?

418 days ago
20.

BLM    

I know Pia and I know her son... There is more to this story. She is a great mom and her son has differences. Don't throw stones till you have all the facts.

418 days ago
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tgrfan42069    

perhaps justin biebers mom should do this to him.if so he wouldnt act like a little prick.what i take is the 16 year old didnt mind the mother.so she put some dicipline on him.so he did the usual call the cops.kids in school today are taught to call the cops when they "think" they have been wronged.it happens every day.a mother or father tries to make their kids mind by yelling at them.next thing you know the cops are at the house about a call the received about the kid being beaten.

418 days ago
22.

D-INCARNATION    

That's what happens when you don't take the fifth...

418 days ago
23.

larry    

I wonder what a belt would net you if your child decided to call the law. The saving grace was that she is female.... because if this was a gent whom had done this; there would be jail time.

418 days ago
24.

Javadude54    

Alcohol and prescription drugs sounds like the culprit here.

418 days ago
25.

Shoozie    

I never accidentally choked anyone and no one ever accidentally choked me. I mean, it's not like she tripped him and he fell on his face. I believe in discipline but NOT violence.

418 days ago
26.

AV    

I only knew Pia Zadora as one of the first porn star in the 70's and 80's, she was in Playboy, Hustler, Penthouse, and a couple sexy movies, never seen her Broadway????

418 days ago
27.

Her Imperial and Royal Majesty    

I was on the set of "Lonely Lady" --- the crew said that Pia Zadora had an IQ somewhere between moron and plant life.

418 days ago
28.

DeeMaree    

I guarantee you neither of my sons at 16 or today, would ignore something I told them to do. They might ask to stay out longer, but if I had said no, that would be it. I would not choke them but Pia was a tiny little thing with little girl hands. Doubt the choking could have done any harm unless her son is a titty-suck. We know he's a disrespectful brat.

418 days ago
29.

mr.howell     

That clip is hilarious!, she was a good sport to do this film, she had a good voice then ..not sure about now,I forgot OJ was in the film!..the story of her arrest doesn't seem to add up though..sounds strange.

418 days ago
30.

steve    

Her husband is a Las Vegas Metro police detective...

418 days ago
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