Nicholas Brendon has been charged with home violence after being arrested for drunkenly attacking his girlfriend in 2017.
The Buffy the Vampire Slayer star has solely simply been formally charged after theÂ Riverside County District Legal professionalâ€™s Workplace filed courtroom paperwork, in response to TMZ.
Brendon, who performed Xander Harris on the TV present from 1997-2003, is reportedly dealing with one depend of felony corporal damage to a partner which may see him face a most of 4 years in jail if convicted.
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TMZ says that the District Legal professional additionally filed a discover detailing their plans to make use of proof of alleged acts of home violence carried out by the actor with the intention to help the prosecution case.
Brendon has a protracted historical past of alcohol-related arrests. InÂ 2010, LAPD officers tasered the actor after responding to a name concerning his alleged drunken behaviour.
In 2014 the actor was arrested in Idaho for allegedly trashing his resort room and a 12 months later he was arrested for doing the identical however in a resort in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as an alternative.
Later in 2015, Brendon was charged for allegedly attacking a girl whereas in a resort room in upstate New York. He wasÂ charged with two counts of misdemeanour prison mischief and one depend of obstruction of respiratory in response to Individuals, in addition to one depend of felony theft within the third diploma.
The actor, who was final seen on display within the MTV present Faking It, in 2016, has spoken publicly about his points with alcoholism and melancholy throughout an look on Dr. Phil.
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Brendon walked out through the taping of the present in 2015 and defined his determination to separate in a Fb put up.
â€œAfter I was in that seat, I felt that Dr. Phil [McGraw] went for the jugular, speaking about a few of my latest errors, with no construct up,â€ the 44-year-old mentioned. â€œI felt that he wished me to put the darkest components of myself on nationwide TV proper from the beginning, and Iâ€™m not keen to do this.â€
The present responded, in a press release to Web page Six:Â â€œSadly, he selected to disengage earlier than a dialogue with Dr. Phil ever started.Â There was no drama; he merely selected to depart and did so in a respectful method. His household and associates remained and took part totally and productively.â€