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Hollywood exec Joanne Horowitz charged with assaulting cop

A prime Hollywood exec has been arrested and charged with assaulting a cop with a lethal weapon after a weird sequence of occasions led her to get entangled with police at a Trump rally.

Web page Six is informed that Joanne Horowitz —who has managed Kevin Spacey and Scott Eastwood, amongst many different — was returning a pair of sneakers in Beverly Hills simply earlier than the 2020 election, and by accident discovered her automotive caught up in a march for the previous president on her manner residence.

Cops informed us that they noticed the exec, 68, driving  the flawed manner down Beverly Drive, presumably in an try to flee the horde, and pulled her over  — however she “fled.” The cop gave chase, and pulled her over once more.

“Because the officer was contacting the driving force a second time, she remained uncooperative, turned her steering wheel towards the officer and fled in her automobile, inflicting the officer to have to leap out of the best way to keep away from being struck,” the Beverly Hills police division informed us. They stopped her once more and arrested her.

Joanne Horowitz (L) and actor Kevin Spacey arrive at the 38th AFI Life Achievement Award in 2010.
Joanne Horowitz and Kevin Spacey arrive on the 38th AFI Life Achievement Award in 2010.
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In the course of the debacle she appears to have drawn the ire of demonstrators. In a video of the incident, they are often heard cheering on the cop who chased her, and chanting, “Lock her up,” as she was arrested.

However her legal professional Shane Bernard informed us, “We wish to be clear in that we unequivocally keep her innocence. On the time of the incident, Ms. Horowitz was beneath excessive duress as she was being accosted by a maskless sheriff and surrounded by indignant protesters who have been attacking her automobile screaming ‘lock her up’ in addition to anti-Semitic remarks.”

She was additionally charged with evading a police officer and resisting or obstructing a public officer.

She was launched on a $75,000 bond and is due in court docket subsequent month.

Horowitz was dubbed the “first-ever celeb wrangler” by The Hollywood Reporter as a result of she was as soon as in control of bringing stars together with Michael Jackson, Liza Minnelli and Cher to Studio 54. In 2018, she informed The Submit about that interval of her life. She says she was paid to get gadgets in regards to the membership into Web page Six.

Joanne Horowitz, Frank Stallone and Frances Fisher attend the after party for the TMA 2015 Heller Awards.
Joanne Horowitz, Frank Stallone and Frances Fisher at an awards present in 2015
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She later turned a VP of PR at United Artists Photos, the place she labored with Alec Baldwin, Christopher Reeve and Robert Downey Jr., in accordance with The Hollywood Reporter. She was additionally a producer on 2004 film “Past The Sea,” which starred Spacey, Kate Bosworth, John Goodman and Bob Hoskins.

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