Tila Tequila was reportedly taken to a hospital after being attacked by her boyfriend, football star Shawne Merriman.
Press Release Service – Wired PR News – Reality star Tila Tequila was reportedly taken to a hospital after being attacked by her boyfriend, San Diego Chargers player Shawne Merriman, on Sunday. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), Merriman was arrested following the incident in which he allegedly choked and restrained Tequila upon her attempt to leave his home.
Chargers general manager A.J. Smith, is quoted by the AP as releasing the statement in regards to the incident, “It’s disappointing to hear about the issue involving Shawne Merriman… We’ll continue to monitor the situation and let the legal process run its course.”
As noted by the AP, the condition of Tequila, whose real name is Tila Nguyen, is not yet known. Merriman was released from police custody hours after his arrest.
Tequila rose to fame after starring on the MTV reality dating show, “A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila.”
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