Subscribe Now

travelers today

Home » News

Former Child Star Ricky Schroder Accused of Assaulting an Airport Worker at LAX

Travelers Today       By    Katie McFadden

Updated: Feb 27, 2013 05:27 PM EST

Text Size: A A A

ricky schroder
Ricky Schroder was accused of assaulting a woman at LAX.(Photo : Wikimedia)

Ricky Schroder, the child star best known for his role in the 80's show "silver Spoons," is being accused of assault after he reportedly slapped a LAX airport worker.

Schroder was in the middle of a busy terminal at LAX this week when he reportedly tried to board a plane with three bags, TMZ reports. Police were soon called to the scene on Monday morning after an altercation between Schroder and a woman who was checking for boarding passes.

Share This Story

According to the woman, Schroder tried to go through security with three bags, however the limit is two, so she wouldn't let him board with the third. The worker said that Schroder allegedly slapped her hand when she reached for his boarding pass.

Cops were called to the scene and interviewed Schroder and the woman, but no report was taken and no one was arrested.

According TMZ, Schroder's lawyer, Marty Singer, said the airport worker was rude and confrontational when she told him that he had too much luggage. Singer said it was the woman who hit Schroder's hand which caused his phone to go flying. Schroder acted quickly to grab his phone and the woman allegedly screamed "assault!"

Singer said there were witnesses at the scene who could confirm Schroder's side of the story. He claims that he would have been arrested if the woman's story was true.

TMZ was able to get a video of the worker telling her side of the story a few moments after it occurred, which can be seen here.

Schroder isn't the first celebrity to get into some trouble at an airport. Recently Kim Kardashian and Kanye West got into some trouble after an airport worker helped them bypass security. Once the TSA realized, they were taken off the plane a rescreened, but the airport blamed the incident on the airport worker and not the celebrity couple.

 

© 2015 Traverlers Today, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.
Join Our Conversation

Travel Tips

Lima, Peru

A Travel Guide to Peru: Things to Know

Peru is a cultural hub filled with unique sights to see, amazing cuisine, a plethora of activities, and is definitely somewhere worth putting on your travel bucket list, but there are a few things to know before planning your trip.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Receive the latest travel news, reviews, and more..

Want more Travel?

Most Popular

Viktor Leonov docked on a Cuban wharf.

Kamchatka 43 Dead Trawler: Russian Trawler Sinks Off Kamchatka, 54 Confirmed Dead, What Cased Trawler To Sink?

Kamchatka 43 Dead Trawler – A Russian Trawler off the Kamchatka peninsula has reportedly sunk. The trawler reportedly had 132 people on board. 54 of the sailors are confirmed to have died. While 63 of the people have been rescued, 15 people are still missing.

Nepal Rhino Attacks Town in southern Nepal

Viral Video: Giant Rhino Chases Motorcycles, Injures 6 And Kills 1 In Nepal

Viral Video - Giant Rhino Chases Motorcycles – In Nepal, it is not surprising to see rhinoceros in and around the area. However, one surprising event was when one rhinoceros decided to stray from its natural habitat and started chasing motorcycles.

Man Hands Out $100 Bills To Hyannis Fast Food Workers

International Quit Your Crappy Job Day 2015: 5 Signs You Should Quit Your Job

For those who don’t know, March 31 is known as the International Quit Your Crappy Job Day 2015. All around the world, a number of employees – even bosses – feel unappreciated for their hard work. Some on the other hand simply feel that they are underpaid. So, if you are one of these people, is it high time to submit that resignation letter?

4-year-old Pennsylvania girl leaves home, alone at 3 a.m. just to get a slushie

4-Year-Old Girl Slushie: Pennsylvania Girl Shocks Passengers At 3 A.M., Left Home Searching For Slushie

4-Year-Old Girl Slushie – On Friday, a raincoat-clad 4-year-old girl from Pennsylvania shocked a driver and his passengers after she boarded a public bus alone at 3 a.m. in search of a slushie, according to transportation officials Sunday.

Father and his two sons, five daughters ranging from 6 to 15 years old died from carbon monoxide poisoning

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Maryland: Neighbors Shocked By Tragic Death Of Father, 7 Kids, Electric Meter Removed?

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Maryland – Neighbors were shocked after carbon monoxide poisoning killed a father and his seven children in their one-story Maryland Eastern Shore home Monday. The 8 victims of the carbon monoxide poisoning Maryland were reportedly poisoned by accident in their sleep from a gas-powered generator after utility disconnected a stolen meter at their rental home, according to the Baltimore Sun.

Firefighter Falls Through Roof, Gets Intense Support Across US

Firefighter Falls Through Roof: Hospitalized, Gets Intense Support Across US

A firefighter falls through roof and is now in a critical condition after tackling a house fire in Fresno, California, according to the BBC. The firefighter falls through roof when the roof of the burning house gave way, engulfing the man in flames.

Turkish flight diverts to Casablanca due to second bomb threat in two days

Turkish Airlines Bomb Threat: Emergency Landing Made, Second Bomb Threat In Two Days?

Turkish Airlines Bomb Threat – A Turkish Airlines flight made an emergency landing Monday after finding a bomb threat, making this the second time in two days that a flight was diverted because of a Turkish Airlines bomb threat.

South Pacific nations of Tonga, Samoa rattled by strong earthquakes

South Pacific Earthquakes Rattle Several Nations, Small Tsunami Follows

South Pacific Earthquakes – A pair of strong earthquakes rattled the South Pacific nations of Tonga, Samoa and Papua New Guinea Monday. The South Pacific earthquakes resulted in a small tsunami, frightening locals near the epicentre. However, there had been no reports of damage or injuries so far, reports USA Today.

One person killed after two men dressed as women tried ramming a stolen SUV through the NSA gate

NSA Shooting: One Killed, Another Severely Injured, Two Men Dressed As Women Rams N.S.A. Security Gate, No Terrorism Involved

NSA Shooting – One man was been killed while another was severely injured and taken to a local hospital after a shooting occurred at one of the main gates to the US National Security Agency at Fort Meade, Maryland. An NSA police officer who was injured during the NSA shooting was also taken to the hospital.

Find Us on Facebook

travelers today

© Copyright 2015 Travelers Today All Rights Reserved.

Subscribe to our newsletter
Real Time Analytics