[Gossip] Avatar Star Sam Worthington Arrested For Assault
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 02.23.2014
On a photographer who kicked his girlfriend...
Sam Worthington (Avatar) has been arrested after he allegedly punched a photographer who assaulted his girlfriend. TMZ reports that Worthington was arrested in New York City after an incident with the photographer outside a bar in Greenwich Village.
According to police, the photographer kicked his girlfriend Lara Bingle as she and the actor were walking out of the bar. Worthington leapt to her defense and punched the man in the face. Both the photographer and Worthington were arrested, with Worthington being booked for assault and then released with a ticket to appear in court at a later time.
The paparazzo, named Li Shang, was arrested and booked for reckless endangerment, assault and harassment. At this time he is still in custody.