Last month, ‘Pawn Stars’ Expert Johnny Jimenez Jr allegedly yanked his intoxicated girlfriend to the ground at a Vegas restaurant at 4am. He is now reportedly being faced with domestic violence charges after the surveillance videos prove the incident did happen.
Yikes — it looks like Pawn Stars‘ Johnny Jimenez has some serious explaining to do. The TV star is facing legal problems after allegedly getting into a physical altercation with his girlfriend last month. The cops were called to the restaurant where the incident occurred and when they got there, Johnny had fled the scene — find out exactly what happened.
Ok so apparently, this is what went down. Last month, Johnny and his girlfriend were at a Vegas restaurant when the cops got an assault call and immediately showed up to the scene, according to TMZ. The showed up around 4am to find Johnny’s girlfriend, who was very tight-lipped about what happened and Johnny had already fled the scene, the report claims.
The surveillance video showed Johnny’s girlfriend outside the establishment acting “extremely intoxicated.” Apparently, Johnny followed her outside to try to get her to go back inside and in his attempt, he yanked on her purse strap which resulted in her falling to the ground. Cops said that in the video, you can see the woman falling to the ground and remaining unresponsive for a few minutes. Johnny told the cops that he didn’t mean to knock her over at all — he was just trying to get her to eat and sober up.
Johnny told TMZ that the video shows he was only trying to help, so he’s not worried about the charged. HollywoodLifers, what do you make of this situation? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
— Shira Benozilio