Empire actor Bryshere Gray arrested on domestic violence charges after allegedly strangling wife

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Bryshere Gray
Bryshere Gray
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  • Bryshere Gray has been arrested and booked on aggravated assault, assault and disorderly conduct charges.
  • His wife called 911 after flagging down a bystander at a gas station, a press release read.
  • She claims the Empire actor held her captive, abused her and strangled her to the point where she lost consciousness.


Bryshere Gray was arrested on Monday after a woman, who identified herself as his wife, said he strangled her.

The woman alleged the Empire star kept her captive and abused her for hours. She claims the actor choked her until she was unconscious, reports Deadline.

The woman flagged down a bystander at a local gas station to ask for help. They called 911, a press release later said.

The woman was found with "numerous visible injuries" on her body and was treated in hospital.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, when authorities arrived at the Drip Drop singer's home, he refused to come out. He eventually did after the arrival of SWAT and crisis negotiations teams and was booked on aggravated assault, assault and disorderly conduct charges. 

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