NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The star of a hit HBO drama has been arrested after allegedly assaulting a former reality TV star at a Manhattan nightclub last weekend.
“Broadwalk Empire” actress Paz de la Huerta, 26, reportedly threw a glass at Samantha Swetra at the Standard Hotel bar in the West Village Sunday night before socking her in the face.
Swetra appeared on MTV’s “The City.”
The Daily News reports De la Huerta tripped while trying to flirt with Swetra’s friends. She then lost her cool after Swetra joked about her being drunk.
De la Huerta was arrested Tuesday night and charged with misdemeanor assault, police said. She was given a desk appearance ticket and released.
De la Huerta plays Lucy Danziger, the hot-tempered girlfriend of Steve Buscemi’s character Nucky Thompson, in “Empire.”
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