Heather Locklear and Other Surprising Female Celebrities Who Were Caught Physically Abusing Men

Recently, Heather Locklear made headlines when she was arrested for domestic battery. When the police were called regarding a dispute between Locklear and her boyfriend, she attacked the police officers who responded.

Men aren’t the only ones guilty of physical abuse, and Locklear is far from the only celebrity who has attacked others. These famous women were busted behaving badly.

Hope Solo

Hope Solo poses during the red carpet arrivals for the FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala 2012 on January 7, 2013 at Congress House in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)

Hope Solo has had several run-ins with the law. | Christof Koepsel/Getty Images

Hope Solo is known mainly for two things: Her incredible soccer-playing abilities and her trouble with the law. Not only has she been charged with assaulting her sister and 17-year-old cousin, but her marriage to Seattle Seahawks tight end Jerramy Stevens has a history of domestic violence.

Next: Julia Roberts’ niece has a fiery temper.

Emma Roberts

actress Emma Roberts

Emma Roberts was arrested in 2013. | Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

American Horror Story star Emma Roberts was arrested in Canada in 2013 for allegedly attacking her then-boyfriend, Evan Peters. Peters was found by police with a bloody nose and bite marks on his skin. He did not press charges.

Next: This late singer was a troubled soul.

Whitney Houston

Bobby Brown wearing glasses, with Whitney Houston embracing him closely

Whitney Houston had a violent and tumultuous relationship with Bobby Brown. | JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images

Known for her angelic singing voice, Whitney Houston had a tumultuous marriage to Bobby Brown. During their violent union, Houston reportedly abused Brown during their periods of drug abuse and bizarre behavior.

Next: This former model flew off the handle when her husband admitted to adultery.

Elin Nordegren

Elin Nordegren lashed out when she found out Woods was cheating. | A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images

Golfer Tiger Woods’ now ex-wife was not happy to learn that he’d been unfaithful to her. She allegedly scratched his face upon finding out he was cheating. She also chased him with a golf club that night, striking his vehicle as he ran from their home.

Next; This model and actress had a violent relationship with Dennis Rodman.

Carmen Electra

Dennis Rodman at a press conference with his mouth open, standing to the left of Carmen Electra

Dennis Rodman and Carmen Electra were both charged in a domestic incident. | Frederick Brown / Getty Images Staff

In 1998, Carmen Electra was arrested after a domestic dispute with Dennis Rodman, the NBA star she married seemingly out of the blue. Rodman was also charged in the incident. The two promptly split, but apparently, it was amicable.

Next: This Real Housewife had a real anger problem.

Kelly Bensimon

The charges against Bensimon were later dropped. | Noam Galai/Getty Images for All Hands and Hearts – Smart Response 

Model and socialite Kelly Bensimon, once a cast member of The Real Housewives of New York City, beat up her them-boyfriend Nick Stefanov and was charged with assault. But since Stefanov never showed up to either court hearing, the charges against her were dropped.

Next: Trump was one of the lucky ones who didn’t get assaulted by this porn star.

Stormy Daniels

Stormy Daniels Adult video awards

Stormy Daniels has a violent past. | Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Adult film actress Stormy Daniels apparently has a stormy temper. She has reportedly thrown a potted plant at her husband (which hit him) and destroyed their wedding album, among other property.

Next: This former figure skater has a history of domestic violence.

Tonya Harding

Young fans of U.S. figure skater Tonya Harding loo

Tonya Harding was arrested in 2000. | Eugene Garcia/AFP/Getty Images

In 2000, former Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding was arrested for throwing a hubcap at her then-boyfriend and repeatedly punching him in the face. She has since found happiness with her current husband, which seems to be a more peaceful union.

Next: A lifetime of substance abuse plagued this sometimes violent late actress.

Lisa Robin Kelly

Lisa Robin Kelly at the FOX 2000 summer press tour party

Kelly was arrested for abuse shortly before her tragic death. | Kevin Winter/ImageDirect

Best known for her role as Laurie Forman in That 70s Show, Lisa Robin Kelly was arrested for spousal abuse in 2012. She filed for divorce the following year after her husband was arrested for domestic battery, and she tragically died in her sleep the same year at a rehab facility in California.

Next: This model slapped at least two of her boyfriends.

Kelly Brook

Kelly Brook allegedly assaulted two boyfriends. | Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images/for 21st Century Fox

Though she was never charged, English model Kelly Brook allegedly slapped or punched both Jason Statham and Danny Cipriani while dating them.

Her response to the accusations was also a little unsettling: “I’m not going to do that in the future, I’m just going to pick more wisely in the men I be with,” she said.

Next: One of the strongest women alive was arrested for fighting her lover.


Chyna and her boyfriend were both arrested after a violent dispute. | WWF Entertainment/Getty Images

Former professional wrestler Chyna and her on-again, off-again love interest, Sean Waltman, were once thrown in jail after getting into a fight at a hotel in Marina Del Rey, California. Chyna punched him in the face and gave him a black eye.

Next: This video vixen attacked her baseball player husband.

Tawny Kitaen

Kitaen seriously hurt her husband. | Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

In 2002, Tawny Kitaen was charged with spousal abuse and battery after attacking her husband, Cleveland Indians pitcher Chuck Finley, while they were driving home from dinner. Finley was hurt so badly, he had to miss a few games.

Next: This wrestler shares a name with a famous singer (who does not have a criminal record).


Tiffany’s (second right) arrest affected her career. | Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Spike TV

WWE star Tiffany was arrested for domestic violence after an incident involving her husband in 2010. As a result, she was suspended from the WWE.

Next: This woman became a celebrity because of her assault charges.

Lorena Bobbitt

Lorena Bobbitt became a celebrity after her attacking her husband. | J. DAVID AKE/AFP/Getty Images

Lorena Bobbitt wasn’t a celebrity at first, but she made national headlines after she cut off her husband’s penis, drove off with it in her car, and then threw it into a field. Bobbitt claimed her husband had cheated on her and abused her, which inspired the strange turn of events.

Next: One of our most famous presidents may have had an abusive wife.

Mary Todd Lincoln

Mary Todd allegedly attacked Lincoln. | CBS Evening News via YouTube

Rumor has it that Mary Todd Lincoln was physically abusive to husband Abe Lincoln. Two of the “crimes” she allegedly attacked him for included not putting enough wood on the fire and buying the wrong kind of meat for breakfast. Yikes.

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