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‘Empire’ actor Bryshere Gray arrested by SWAT team on domestic violence charges – AOL

Authorities said his wife had visible injuries when she flagged someone down to ask for help near Gray’s home in the Phoenix suburb of Goodyear.

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Police arrested Empire actor Bryshere Gray on domestic violence charges after a nine-hour standoff with a SWAT team, authorities in the Phoenix suburb of Goodyear said Monday.
The incident began Sunday night at about 10:15 p.m., when Goodyear Police responded to a 911 call alleging an adult female victim had been allegedly assaulted at her Goodyear home by her husband, who she identified as Bryshere Gray, an actor on the TV series Empire, ” police said in a statement.
Her injuries were non life-threatening, and she was treated and released, police said, adding that detectives and a Victims Advocate continued to assist her after her discharge from the hospital.
When cops got to their home, Gray refused to come outside and speak with officers, the statement said.
Goodyear SWAT and Crisis Negotiations were called out to assist, police said.
EMPIRE: Bryshere Y. Gray in the “Hot Blood, Hot Thoughts, Hot Deeds” episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, April 3 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
EMPIRE: L-R: Bryshere Y. Gray and Bella Chanel in the “In Loving Virtue” episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, March 20 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
EMPIRE: L-R: Bryshere Y. Gray and guest star Mario in the “Master of What is Mine Own” episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, Nov. 28 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
EMPIRE: L-R: Jussie Smollett and Bryshere Y. Gray in the “Pride” episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, Oct. 10 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
EMPIRE: L-R: Bryshere Y. Gray and Jussie Smollett in the “Love All, Trust a Few” episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, Oct. 17 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 24: Bryshere Y. Gray attends the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 24: Bryshere Y. Gray attends the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for BET)
EMPIRE: L-R: Trai Byers as Andre Lyon, Bryshere Y. Gray as Hakeem Lyon and Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon in Season Five of EMPIRE premiering Wednesday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY – MAY 14: Bryshere Gray attends the 2018 Fox Network Upfront at Wollman Rink, Central Park on May 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
EMPIRE: Bryshere Y. Gray as Hakeem Lyon in Season Five of EMPIRE premiering Wednesday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
EMPIRE: Bryshere Gray in the “FAIR TERMS” episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, May 9 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA – NOVEMBER 18: Actor Bryshere Y. Gray attends Macy’s Center City Celebrates Its Annual Holiday Window Unveiling And Family Fun Day at Macy’s Center City on November 18, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)
EMPIRE: Pictured L-R: Bryshere Gray, Jussie Smollett and Andre Royo in the “Slave to Memory” episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, Dec. 13 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
EMPIRE: Pictured L-R: Bryshere Gray and Jussie Smollett in the “Lady Doth Protest” episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, Nov. 15 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
EMPIRE: Bryshere Gray in the “Cupid Painted Blind” episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, Dec. 6 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 23: Bryshere OYazzO Gray attends “Empire” & “Star” Celebrate FOX’s New Wednesday Night – Red Carpet at One World Observatory on September 23, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images)
About nine hours later, he was taken into custody without incident just after 7 a.m. Monday, arrested and booked into the Maricopa County Jail on domestic violence charges, police said.
Gray played Hakeem Lyon on the groundbreaking hip-hop drama, which ended its sixth and final season earlier than expected due to the coronavirus pandemic lockdown.
Empire creators hope to give groundbreaking series proper ending since final season abruptly ended due to coronavirus
The actor also raps under the name Yazz the Greatest, NBC News noted. The show was canceled after star Jussie Smollett alleged hed been attacked, and was later accused of fabricating the assault. He has pleaded not guilty.
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Clare Bronfman Is Sentenced to 81 Months in Nxivm ‘Sex Cult’ Case – The New York Times

Ms. Bronfman, a Seagram’s heir, played a crucial role in the group, using her family fortune to intimidate critics as it faced allegations that it was an abusiv…

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In an emotional hearing on Wednesday, nine victims of Nxivm spoke about how their lives had been destroyed by Ms. Bronfman. Some of them said Ms. Bronfman sued them relentlessly for years after they left Nxivm and even persuaded local prosecutors to initiate criminal charges against them.
At times, the hearing felt like an intervention. Several of the women looked straight at Ms. Bronfman, sitting silently at the defense table, and begged her to denounce Mr. Raniere. Ms. Bronfman told the judge…

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Kris Jenner Calls BS on Security Guard’s Sexual Harassment Lawsuit – TMZ

A security guard filed a lawsuit against Kris Jenner and Kourtney Kardashian, claiming they sexually harassed him with sexual comments and overtures … but Kri…

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A security guard filed a lawsuit against Kris Jenner and Kourtney Kardashian, claiming they sexually harassed him with sexual comments and overtures … but Kris and Kourtney call it “fabricated and false fiction” by a disgruntled ex-employee.
Marc McWilliams claims he was hired in 2017 as a security guard to watch over Kris and the fam. He claims in May 2017, he became subject to “a pattern of unwanted and unwelcome sexual advances and other harassing misconduct” from Kris. Among his claims …..

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Kevin Hart and Wife Eniko Welcome Baby Girl – Hollywood Reporter

Eniko took to Instagram to share the happy news, saying the couple was “thankful, grateful, blessed.”

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Celebrations are in store for Kevin Hart and wife Eniko, who have welcomed their daughter.
Eniko took to Instagram Wednesday to share the happy news that they were “thankful, grateful, blessed” for their daughter, Kaori May Hart, who was born on Sept. 29. For her announcement, she posted a quote that read, “9 months preparing to fall in love for a lifetime.”
“Welcome to the world baby girl..we couldn’t love you more,” she captioned.
This is the second child for the couple, who married in 2016…

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