The Kanawha County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Sunday that the previous night, a deputy was dispatched to an address in Chesapeake, West Virginia, a small town outside Charleston where Dorsey, 34, was raised. Dorsey also provided deputies on scene with a video of the incident that supported his account.
Naya Rivera in a photo provided by the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office after her arrest. Dorsey claimed that Rivera struck him in the head and face while they were taking their child on a walk. Online. The 30-year-old was arraigned in court and then released on bond.
In a video from local news station WSAZ, a soft-spoken Rivera is shown handcuffed and wearing a gray hoodie and dark trousers while being arraigned.
Former Glee star Naya Rivera has been arrested and charged with domestic battery. She wished fans "Happy Thanksgiving" days ago. Domestic battery carries a maximum of a year in prison and a fine of up to $500, court records show. She is reportedly allowed to leave the state as the case is being investigated.
It was a surprise wedding that took place a few months after she ended her engagement to rapper Big Sean that spring.
The couple filed for divorce last year after two years of marriage, but PEOPLE magazine reported that Rivera called off the separation earlier this month. Rivera later revealed in her book that she and Dorsey had a long history going back to 2010. In her 2016 memoir, "Sorry Not Sorry: Dreams, Mistakes and Growing Up", Rivera explained that their personalities clashed.
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