Luann de Lesseps, 52, was arrested early Sunday.
(Palm Beach Police Department)
A star of the popular reality show “The Real Housewives of New York City”, was arrested early Sunday after she allegedly attacked an officer and threatened to kill police during a drunken rampage in Florida.
Luann de Lesseps, 52, was arrested in Palm Beach on charges of battery on an officer, disorderly intoxication, resisting arrest with violence and crimes against a person, Fox 29 reported.
Later Sunday, she tweeted an apology, explaining: “This was my first time in Palm Beach since my wedding and that is here brought buried emotions.”
Luann de Lesseps is shown at an event.
De Lesseps, known as “The Countess” on the hit Bravo show, appeared in court early and was released on her own recognizance, according to the Palm Beach Post.
The 52-year-old slammed a door and kicked at least one police officer during the incident early Sunday, an assistant state attorney told the court.
“I’m going to kill you,” the state attorney said that De Lesseps told the people before her arrest, according to the Palm Beach Post.
Judge Ted Booras allowed de Lesseps, who has no prior violations, to go back to New York for her next appearance on Jan. 25.
He also advised the reality star to not incriminate themselves, and respond to him when he said that she might have a drinking problem.
De Lesseps is a former wife of Count Alexandre de Lesseps, and preserve the French royal title after the 2009 divorce, she married Tom D’agostino, Jr. in 2016. The two split earlier this year, according to TMZ.
I want to offer my sincere apologies to anyone who I might have offended with my behavior. This was my first time in Palm Beach since my wedding and that is here brought buried emotions. I am committed to a transformative and hopeful 2018
— Luann de Lesseps (@CountessLuann) December 24, 2017
Her full tweet on Sunday read: “I want to extend my sincere apologies to anyone who I might have offended with my behavior. This was my first time in Palm Beach since my wedding and that is here brought buried emotions. I am committed to a transformative and hopeful by 2018.”
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