Entertainment Farrah Abraham Arrested After Allegedly Slapping Security Guard at Restaurant
New COVID restrictions, Tories boycott security committee : In The News for Dec. 21
In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Dec. 21 ... © Provided by The Canadian Press What we are watching in Canada ... Erin O'Toole is refusing to name Conservative members to the national security and intelligence committee of parliamentarians. The Conservative leader pulled his party's MPs from the committee last spring to protest the Liberal government's refusal to hand over unredacted documents related to the firing of two scientists from Canada's highest security laboratory. In a Dec.
was taken into police custody over the weekend after allegedly slapping a security guard at a restaurant and bar in Los Angeles.
Theand alum, 30, was arrested in Hollywood at Grandmaster Recorders Saturday night, the Los Angeles Police Department confirms to PEOPLE.
"LAPD Hollywood Division responded to a battery investigation at [Grandmaster Recorders]," an LAPD rep tells PEOPLE in a statement. "Security at the location was advised of a possible fight on the rooftop. When security attempted to escort the suspect out of location, she slapped one of the security guards. Security called LAPD and placed the suspect under [private person's] arrest for battery."
Winnipeg chefs among judges on Food Network Canada cooking show
Canadian cooking competition show Wall of Chefs is returning with a new season that premieres on Monday — and a cast of chef judges that includes two who built their culinary careers in Winnipeg. Christa Bruneau-Guenther, owner of the city's Feast Cafe Bistro in the West End, and Mandel Hitzer, who owns Winnipeg's Deer + Almond restaurant in the Exchange District, will appear among a cast of 23 culinary icons on the second season of the Food Network Canada show. For Bruneau-Guenther, the experience of judging a group of home chefs competing for a $10,000 cash prize was exciting — and even felt a bit personal.
reports that a witness claims they saw someone assault the group Abraham was with, after which the reality star "got belligerent," according to the outlet, and was asked to leave before she slapped a security guard. TMZ further reports that after an initial call to paramedics, a citizen's arrest was made and Abraham was taken into custody, only to be released not long after.
Alongside a, Abraham wrote on Instagram Sunday, "I post this as no woman or man should ever be battered, abused, conspired, ganged up on, set up, recorded, and video sold."
"I've had a very traumatizing year and I don't deserve to be attacked, bruised, men on me, and battered," she wrote.
Abraham went on to say that the restaurant "should fire their management, and security for all contributing to attacking 1 person out of 3 people," and thanked "the HOLLYWOOD police for rescuing myself from being held against my will and being attacked."
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"I NEEDED HELP- I couldn't even use my phone," Abraham claimed. "I'm blessed to go to church today. I realize it's no longer safe for woman [sic] to go out to eat in their own neighborhoods. I look forward to my law degree and I look forward to court. Justice will be served as always. Woman [sic] it is a scary unsafe world we live in, act upon your rights and always care for others even when everyone hurts you and attacks you. You are resilient and you are stronger than all of the weak people out there who hurt and traumatize us."
Abraham went on to share photos of her body with marks sheon her Instagram Story, and saying, "I will never normalize abuse or violence like this."
Tories urged to reconsider compromise on documents about fired scientists
OTTAWA — Government House leader Mark Holland is urging the Conservatives to reconsider their rejection of a compromise proposal that would allow MPs to finally see unredacted documents related to the firing of two scientists at Canada's highest-security laboratory. In a letter Tuesday to his Conservative counterpart, Gerard Deltell, Holland reiterates his proposal to allow a special all-party, security-cleared committee to review all the documents, aided by three former senior judges who would decide whether or how any disputed material could be released publicly without jeopardizing national security.
A rep for Abraham tells PEOPLE that she "is securing legal counsel and preparing for court in May and pressing charges." (Reps for the Grandmaster Recorders restaurant have not responded to PEOPLE's request for comment.)
Abraham first gained recognition after joining 16 and Pregnant in 2009. She was later cast on the spinoff shows Teen Mom and, making her last appearance within the franchise in 2017. In September, PEOPLE broke the news that she would be titled Teen Mom: Family Reunion, which recently premiered.
"I think it's healthy for me to try to get back to work and see where things are," Abraham told TMZ of her return. "But I think there's so much more improvement to do for entertainment, so I'm excited to see how things are progressing."
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"I think it's hard to go back to something that really didn't show the fullness of who I am and I think there's so much to show with people," she added. "So, we'll see if we can see that."
History Channel Sets Abraham Lincoln Documentary To Air Presidents Day Weekend
The History Channel will air a new Abraham Lincoln documentary over Presidents Day weekend from Feb. 2022 starting at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Abraham Lincoln is based on Doris Kearns Goodwin’s best-selling book Leadership: In Turbulent Times. Across seven and a half hours, viewers will learn about the life of the 16th President of the United States, from his impoverished childhood to his days as a lawyer and politician and his assassination just five days after the end of the Civil War.
While speaking tolast month ahead of the reunion series' premiere, while filming.
"I think I could walk through the door and like, drama is going to happen, sadly," the mother of 12-year-old daughtersaid. "I just warn others to keep their hands to themselves. Do not sneak attack a woman, and do not gang up on a woman, because I don't handle that too well. So that's kind of what happened to me."
Asked directly whether "physical drama" occurred, Abraham said, "Yeah, and I think people should not physically attack you."
"Especially afterand every other thing going on in our real world of news, don't touch people," she continued. "I still think a lot of the people who are on Teen Mom live in the past. I hope I'm bringing Teen Mom to, like, the 2022s of our world. And I don't live in the past, I live in the future."
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