Former 'Glee' actress Naya Rivera arrested for domestic battery

Former 'Glee' actress Naya Rivera arrested for domestic battery

Actress and singer Naya Rivera is now facing a domestic battery charge after reports of her hitting her husband.

She and her husband, fellow actor Ryan Dorsey, were visiting family with their 2-year-old son in Chesapeake, West Virginia on Saturday when the incident happened.

Kanawha County Sheriff's Office released a mugshot of Naya and said the couple "were arguing over their child".

Police added that Ryan had minor injuries consistent with his claim and he also showed deputies a video that supported his allegations.

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In a brief speech to the court, Rivera stated that she will to hire an attorney to represent her in the upcoming hearing. Later on, she was picked up by her father-in-law.

Kalea Gunderson, a reporter from WCHS-TV, shared a video of Naya's arraignment on Twitter which shows the teary-eyed actress standing before a judge. After ending their engagement in 2014, the Glee star accused Sean of stealing her Rolex watch, which he denied. If convicted, Rivera could be sentenced to a maximum of a year in prison and a fine of up to $500.

In November 2016, Rivera and Dorsey announced they were separating, before calling off their divorce last month. According to E! News, a source told them that Rivera is now back with Dorsey in an attempt at reconciliation all for the sake of their son.

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