Mike Shouhed is in deep trouble with the legislation.
In accordance with paperwork obtained by varied movie star gossip shops, the Shahs of Sundown star was charged on July 20 with varied misdemeanors … together with eight costs of home violence, battery and unlawfully trying to dissuade a sufferer from making a report.
Furthermore, Shouhed can be dealing with six weapons costs — from prison storage of a loaded firearm to possession of an assault weapon.
Shouhed’s lawyer, Alex Kessel, denied allegations pertaining to home violence after the truth star’s March 27 arrest.
In a press release to E! Information on April 4, he mentioned the next:
“At the moment, the one remark I could make with confidence is my consumer by no means dedicated any act of home violence and the reality will prevail.”
As for what transpired? As to what led to those costs?
Shouhed’s fiancée, Paulina Ben-Cohen, confirmed by way of her lawyer (Joshua Ritter) on Tuesday that she is “the sufferer within the case.”
“Paulina’s major focus is on maintaining herself and her youngsters protected,” Ritter mentioned in a message on his consumer’s behalf.
“She helps the work that the police and the Metropolis Legal professional’s Workplace have achieved, and he or she continues to cooperate with them whereas trying ahead to placing this unhappy scenario behind her and transferring on along with her life.”
It’s unclear in the intervening time whether or not Shouhed and Ben-Cohen are nonetheless collectively.
Shouhed was initially into custody on March 27 and charged round 1:05 a.m. the next day, in response to information for the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Division.
Hours later, he paid his $50,000 bond and was launched.
“My very own investigation reveals no acts of home violence was dedicated by my consumer,” he lawyer mentioned again then.
“I’ve little question Mike might be exonerated. Please honor the presumption of innocence.”
Final August, Shouhed and Ben-Cohen introduced their engagement throughout Shahs of Sundown’s season 9 reunion particular.
“We took one lengthy trip this yr, and I wished it to be alone with simply him. And he mentioned, ‘No, if it’s the one lengthy journey that we’re taking this yr, you higher guess we’re going to take the children,’” she mentioned after the proposal.
“Whereas I used to be tanning and having my drinks, he’s like, ‘I bought this.’ Each single evening, he bathes my children, he brushes their tooth.
“He does stuff that no man, no man does for his or her children, not to mention step children. And that’s why I do know, this time round is so completely different.”
She continued final summer season:
“The love and the connection that we have now with one another like, I might not have the ability to stay a day with out him in my life.
“Like, actually, I’ve instructed him earlier than, I wouldn’t stay with out him.”
Shouhed — who was a important a part of the Shahs of Sundown solid from the very first season all over the ultimate one — will face a pretrial listening to on August 29.