Hayden’s dad arrested for punching her mom

Lesley and Hayden PanettiereHayden Panettiere’s father, Alan, was arrested shortly after 3 a.m. Monday morning for allegedly attacking his wife, Lesley. He faces charges of felony domestic assault after police were called to the home. A sheriff’s spokesman says there was visible bruising on her face caused by several closed fist punches, and that alcohol was involved in the incident. “There was a domestic argument between the mother and father. Earlier, they were at a party and the husband apparently felt disrespected by his wife,” Sgt. Wolf of the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Department said. Alan was apparently angry after Lesley was seen talking with Clint Eastwood’s son Scott Reeves all night at a charity benefit for the Whaleman Foundation hosted by daughter Hayden. Hayden, 19, does not live at home, however, she has a 13-year-old brother, Jansen, also an actor, who may have witnessed the incident. Alan is free on bail and no restraining order has been taken out on him. The family’s rep would only say, “This is a private matter. We have no comment.”

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  1. Spidey • August 12, 2008 @ 2:11 PM

    What’s with all these girl’s fathers or parent’s problems???

    There was Britney, Jessica Simpson, Lindsay Lohan…now Hayden.

    Can these entertainer’s parents actually do something better for a change…SET SOME GOOD EXAMPLE LOSERS!!!

  2. Nancy • August 12, 2008 @ 2:16 PM

    Awwweee…he felt disrespected! So, I guess the piece of sh!t coward feels he was entitled to punch his wife, the mother of his children, several times in the face! GOOF!!

  3. sk8tergirl • August 13, 2008 @ 9:41 AM

    I agree 100% Spidey!

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