The Word: Pia Zadora arrested for domestic battery

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 17:  Singer Pia Zadora poses before performing onstage at Vibrato on January 17, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Amanda Edwards/FilmMagic)
Singer Pia Zadora was arrested at her Las Vegas home on Saturday. Credit: Amanda Edwards/FilmMagic

Float like a “Butterfly”… never mind.

Singer and actress Pia Zadora was arrested on Saturday morning for domestic battery and coercion in her Las Vegas home. Police responded to a call at the house about 5 a.m. Zadora was arrested and subsequently released on $4,000 bail several hours later.

Zadora shares her home with her third husband, law enforcement officer Michael Jeffries. No word on who Zadora’s alleged victim was.

Zadora is best known for winning a Golden Globe for Best New Star of the Year for her role in the film “Butterfly” — an award she’s rumored to have snagged through her wealthy ex-husband Meshulam Riklis’ connections rather than the strength of her performance, since the film wasn’t even out in the U.S. yet.



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