‘American Idol’ Star Haley Reinhart Arrested For Battery
“American Idol” star Haley Reinhart was arrested for battery last Saturday outside Chicago after punching a bouncer.
Reinhart was taken into custody and charged with punching a bouncer in the head, according to the Palatine Police Department. The incident transpired after security staff at the Lamplighter Inn asked a group of patrons, who included Reinhart, to leave the bar after they allegedly knocked over a table. Palatine, Ill., is a suburb of Chicago; Reinhart originally hails from nearby Wheeling, Ill.
In a statement, Reinhart’s attorney said:
“Without provocation, Haley Reinhart was assaulted by bouncers at the Lamplighter Inn. After forcefully removing Ms. Reinhart, they violently beat her friend, who sustained multiple injuries. We believe that she will be exonerated of all charges once the investigation is completed. We plan on taking legal action against all those who were involved in this unfortunate incident.”
I am so disappointed that this happened.