Nick Lachey Must Attend AA, Anger Management After Assault Charges

Nick Lachey
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Nick Lachey was reportedly ordered to attend Alcoholics Nameless conferences and anger administration courses one 12 months after being charged with assault and battery in opposition to a photographer.

Per paperwork obtained by the Each day Mail, the previous 98 Levels singer, 49, was required to go to 52 weeks of AA conferences and anger administration courses stemming from a March 2022 altercation with movie star photographer Jody Santos in Beverly Hills.

Per video footage from the incident, the “Hardest Factor” artist walked over to Santos’ automotive, tried to seize her telephone and cursed at her after realizing she was taking photographs of him and his spouse, Vanessa Lachey. The Each day Mail reported that he was charged with assault and battery.

“In all my years of photographing celebrities, nobody has ever tried to hit me,” Santos instructed the Each day Mail in an interview printed on Tuesday, March 21. “I’m simply relieved that I rolled up my window as quick as I did, in any other case he would have knocked me out. Little doubt about it.”

She defined her aspect of the story. “Nick’s probably not on the radar,” she stated. “I simply noticed him and I figured I might get a shot of a pair popping out of a restaurant. I’ve taken photographs of him loads of occasions and by no means had an issue, however this time was completely different.”

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Santos additional claimed that she “heard Vanessa say, ‘Go get ’em, open the door,’ after which he began strolling in the direction of my automotive all aggressive.” After rolling up her automotive window, the cameraperson stated that Nick punched the glass so arduous “I believed he was going to interrupt his hand.” She added: I’m shocked he didn’t shatter the window.”

Santos claimed that Nick’s courtroom order got here after months of her contacting the Beverly Hills Police Division in regards to the case.

The “What’s Left of Me” singer, for his half, tweeted in regards to the incident someday after it occurred. “Final evening, after having fun with an awesome dinner with my spouse and our expensive good friend, the paparazzi harassed us as we walked again to our lodge,” he wrote on March 27, 2022. “I clearly overreacted. I’ve been on this recreation lengthy sufficient to know that their antics are sadly a part of the deal. Silly of me. Performed.”

Nick and Vanessa, 42, have been married since 2011 and share three kids collectively: sons Camden, 10, and Phoenix, 6, and Brooklyn, 8. Along with their respective leisure careers, the couple have additionally hosted Love Is Blind since its premiere in February 2020.

Us Weekly has reached out to Nick for touch upon the matter.