Ezra Miller charged for second-degree assault in Hawaii

New Delhi: 

Actor Ezra Miller, who is known for playing the role of a superhero in ‘The Flash’, is now tangled in legal trouble again.

As per CNN, Ezra was arrested on Tuesday morning on suspicion of second-degree assault in Hawaii, the incident took place at a private residence in Pahoa. According to the Hawaii Island Police Department, Miller “became irate” after being asked to leave a private home and reportedly threw a chair, which hit a woman on the forehead. 

Police reported, they later charged and unleashed Miller during a traffic stop around 1.30am. The woman, 26, received treatment for around half-inch cut on her forehead.

“During the course of their investigation, police determined that the individual, later identified as Ezra Miller, became irate after being asked to leave and reportedly threw a chair, striking a 26-year-old female on the forehead, resulting in an approximate half-inch cut,” the police’s statement read.

The actor was released from jail “pending further investigation.”

Earlier in March, Ezra was arrested and charged with unruly behavior and harassment following a happening in a karaoke bar in Hilo.

Last month, Miller was involved in a controversy in downtown Hilo in which police reacted after the actor declined to leave the area and blocked a sidewalk, said Kenneth Quiocho, the Hawaii police assistant chief.

Earlier this month, Rolling Stone reported that Warner Bros and DC directors kept an emergency meeting after Ezra’s first arrest in which they decided to stop any forthcoming projects with the him.

For the unversed, The latest arrest comes days after the US release of Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, in which Miller is duplicating their role of Credence Barebone. The actor, who was also in ‘We Need to Talk About Kevin’ and ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’, stars in a standalone Flash film to be released in 2023.

(With inputs from ANI)


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