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bluetrain4 03-10-2013 03:48 PM

Jennifer Capriati arrest warrant sought!
 
From the cnnsi tracking blog

http://tracking.si.com/2013/03/09/re.../?sct=tn_t2_a6

The North Palm Beach Police Department is reportedly seeking an arrest warrant for former tennis-star Jennifer Capriati for allegedly attacking her ex-boyfriend, Ivan Brannan.

According to Gossip Extraís Jose Lambiet, Capriati could be facing charges of battery and stalking stemming from a Valentine Dayís incident with Brannan.

The report claims that Capriati and Brannan had some sort of altercation outside of the menís locker room at the Oxygen Health and Fitness Gym in North Palm Beach, Florida. Capriati allegedly struck Brannanís chest with her fist repeatedly before a yoga instructor intervened and called the cops.

Despite legal troubles during and after her playing career, Capriati was formerly a top-ranked player while winning 14 titles, including three Grand Slams. Capriati won a gold medal at the 1992 Olympics.


Don't know what to make of this. I'm sure here's multiple sides to the story, but has to be fairly serious if an arrest warrant is being sought.

I never thought much of her shoplifting/marijuana thing when she was young - seemed like fairly common rebellion. Not that it wasn't wrong, but plenty of people have done something similarly stupid and didn't have any further issues when they were older.

gavna 03-10-2013 03:53 PM

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Originally Posted by bluetrain4 (Post 7263648)
From the cnnsi tracking blog

http://tracking.si.com/2013/03/09/re.../?sct=tn_t2_a6

The North Palm Beach Police Department is reportedly seeking an arrest warrant for former tennis-star Jennifer Capriati for allegedly attacking her ex-boyfriend, Ivan Brannan.

According to Gossip Extraís Jose Lambiet, Capriati could be facing charges of battery and stalking stemming from a Valentine Dayís incident with Brannan.

The report claims that Capriati and Brannan had some sort of altercation outside of the menís locker room at the Oxygen Health and Fitness Gym in North Palm Beach, Florida. Capriati allegedly struck Brannanís chest with her fist repeatedly before a yoga instructor intervened and called the cops.

Despite legal troubles during and after her playing career, Capriati was formerly a top-ranked player while winning 14 titles, including three Grand Slams. Capriati won a gold medal at the 1992 Olympics.


Don't know what to make of this. I'm sure here's multiple sides to the story, but has to be fairly serious if an arrest warrant is being sought.

I never thought much of her shoplifting/marijuana thing when she was young - seemed like fairly common rebellion. Not that it wasn't wrong, but plenty of people have done something similarly stupid and didn't have any further issues when they were older.

The guys gotta be a Wuss ( he was a college GOLFER).......140lb chick beats on his chest and ANOTHER guy has to intervene and save him...ha ha ha ha - the YOGA instructor came to his rescue!!!!!! People in Love/hate so some dumb sh**, kinda rooting for her now and hopes she kicks his but.

bluetrain4 03-10-2013 03:58 PM

I'm betting it doesn't lead to much and she won't be prosecuted. Yes, if the report is true, it technically is battery, but doesn't seem like something a prosecutor would pursue unless it's a pattern or there are other circumstances that we don't know about. If she's taken in, I'm sure she'll just say, "we got in a fight, I was ****ed, I hit him."

But, sounds like she may have been following the guy around if there are suggestions of stalking.

gavna 03-10-2013 04:08 PM

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Originally Posted by bluetrain4 (Post 7263676)
I'm betting it doesn't lead to much and she won't be prosecuted. Yes, if the report is true, it technically is battery, but doesn't seem like something a prosecutor would pursue unless it's a pattern or there are other circumstances that we don't know about. If she's taken in, I'm sure she'll just say, "we got in a fight, I was ****ed, I hit him."

But, sounds like she may have been following the guy around if there are suggestions of stalking.

Very reasonable - of course with her fame no doubt the prosecutor with the ex? Boyfriend filing a complaint have to issue a warrant. Ad per the latest story from her lawyers and the PB County no warrant has been issued yet.

Reading the story and past ones between these two seems its more hate than love.........the dude ran into the locker room to HIDE from her! It was the Yoga instructor that maybe stopped her from knocking him out!!!! Dude is a total PUSS.

Overdrive 03-10-2013 04:21 PM

I'm going to be a Devil's Advocate here. If Agassi was seen beating up Steffi Graf, there would be already 50+ posts here condemning or supporting Agassi... The social judgement of gender roles in this country still sets us as humans back according to progress.

Sure the boyfriend's 'manhood' can be called into question, but NOTHING is funny about abuse; whether it is the man or woman who is the victim.

gavna 03-10-2013 04:30 PM

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Originally Posted by Overdrive (Post 7263750)
I'm going to be a Devil's Advocate here. If Agassi was seen beating up Steffi Graf, there would be already 50+ posts here condemning or supporting Agassi... The social judgement of gender roles in this country still sets us as humans back according to progress.

Sure the boyfriend's 'manhood' can be called into question, but NOTHING is funny about abuse; whether it is the man or woman who is the victim.

OMG.......as Sgt. Hulka would say "lighten up Francis!"

It's hysterical.........I cannot get the picture out of my head of the dude running into the men's locker room to hide (which he did) and have the Yoga instructor intervene and save him!!!!!! Yea a 36 yr old Capriati must have one hell of a right cross!:twisted:

corners 03-10-2013 04:30 PM

I have no idea, but it sounds like criminal charges as the first step to filing a civil suit. The wimpy ex-boyfriend might be angling to relieve Capriati of some of her cash.

Overdrive 03-10-2013 04:38 PM

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Originally Posted by gavna (Post 7263782)
OMG.......as Sgt. Hulka would say "lighten up Francis!"

It's hysterical.........I cannot get the picture out of my head of the dude running into the men's locker room to hide (which he did) and have the Yoga instructor intervene and save him!!!!!! Yea a 36 yr old Capriati must have one hell of a right cross!:twisted:

So, if 'wimpy' girl was being chased by a manly dude, everyone would be on the man's case. This is exactly the problem.

No matter how 'hysterical' the imagery is of this situation, that man is not the only one out there that is undergoing issues like these.

Laughing about it doesn't help, it makes you seem very insensitive. :|

Overdrive 03-10-2013 04:39 PM

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Originally Posted by corners (Post 7263784)
I have no idea, but it sounds like criminal charges as the first step to filing a civil suit. The wimpy ex-boyfriend might be angling to relieve Capriati of some of her cash.

The logical thing for the boyfriend to do is to sue Capriati for every penny he can get. :)

bluetrain4 03-10-2013 04:43 PM

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Originally Posted by Overdrive (Post 7263750)
I'm going to be a Devil's Advocate here. If Agassi was seen beating up Steffi Graf, there would be already 50+ posts here condemning or supporting Agassi... The social judgement of gender roles in this country still sets us as humans back according to progress.

Sure the boyfriend's 'manhood' can be called into question, but NOTHING is funny about abuse; whether it is the man or woman who is the victim.

I'd generally agree. Plus, I think the guy may be smart enough to know that if he gets into a physical altercation with his ex and tensions are high and he does anything in response to her hitting him like shoving her, then he could be in a whole lot of trouble, as it would then be a man assaulting a female. Sure, some may think that it doesn't look good for him to retreat, but it's probably pretty smart.

Moose Malloy 03-10-2013 05:00 PM

Quote:

I never thought much of her shoplifting/marijuana thing when she was young - seemed like fairly common rebellion. Not that it wasn't wrong, but plenty of people have done something similarly stupid and didn't have any further issues when they were older.
there's a thread on this further down the page.

she's been on tmz a lot since retirement(dating a porn star, the 'accidental' overdose, stalking accusations etc. getting in a fight in a club with a girl over a guy. and that sad interview in the NY times a while back where she sounded pretty despondent over not being able to comeback on tour due to injuries)

I think Malisse said she was nutter after breaking up with her.

check out these threads

http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showt...light=capriati

http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showt...light=capriati

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It was high time for her to hightail it outtahere: Records also show Capriati was the target of 10 — I counted — police complaints from an ex-boyfriend.

And that’s just for 2012!

Gate Crashing

The ex-boyfriend was identified as Ivan Brannan, 28, a former FSU golfer.

In August, Capriati allegedly sped through the guard gate of Brennan’s Singer Island condo building in her Porsche Cayenne after the guard refused to let her in.

She alleged blocked Brannan from leaving his car but left when he called police. Riviera cops caught up to her later and ordered her to stay off the property.

Brannan also accused Capriati of calling his work place, PGA Marina, over 100 times in a single day and questioning his co-workers about him.

Overdrive 03-10-2013 05:06 PM

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Originally Posted by bluetrain4 (Post 7263820)
I'd generally agree. Plus, I think the guy may be smart enough to know that if he gets into a physical altercation with his ex and tensions are high and he does anything in response to her hitting him like shoving her, then he could be in a whole lot of trouble, as it would then be a man assaulting a female. Sure, some may think that it doesn't look good for him to retreat, but it's probably pretty smart.

Yeah, I think the smart thing to do was not to do anything at all. Sure, your manhood would be in question, but you won't have any charges pressed against you.

Now, the best thing to do is to execute a civil lawsuit against her for assault, battery, emotional distress, etc.

Overdrive 03-10-2013 05:09 PM

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Originally Posted by Moose Malloy (Post 7263863)
there's a thread on this further down the page.

she's been on tmz a lot since retirement(dating a porn star, the 'accidental' overdose, stalking accusations etc. getting in a fight in a club with a girl over a guy. and that sad interview in the NY times a while back where she sounded pretty despondent over not being able to comeback on tour due to injuries)

I think Malisse said she was nutter after breaking up with her.

check out these threads

http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showt...light=capriati

http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showt...light=capriati

So, she's the female Andre Agassi/ Bernard Tomic according to legal troubles?

gavna 03-10-2013 05:18 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Overdrive (Post 7263884)
Yeah, I think the smart thing to do was not to do anything at all. Sure, your manhood would be in question, but you won't have any charges pressed against you.

Now, the best thing to do is to execute a civil lawsuit against her for assault, battery, emotional distress, etc.

You may want to hear her side of all of this before you start handing over any of her money............bet NOTHING comes of this. She clearly has issues - according to past stories between these two he is quite a ******.

Nothing will happen.

soyizgood 03-10-2013 05:20 PM

Capriati has been a nutcase for a long time. She's got too much free time on her hands.

Leave this poor guy alone!

Overdrive 03-10-2013 05:27 PM

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Originally Posted by gavna (Post 7263916)
You may want to hear her side of all of this before you start handing over any of her money............bet NOTHING comes of this. She clearly has issues - according to past stories between these two he is quite a ******.

Nothing will happen.

There should be video recording when the event occurred. The yoga instructor is also a key witness including the other people who saw the altercation. But eyewitness testimony is one of those things that can be very skewed.

I don't think anything will happen either.. He probably went back to her house and made up the following night..

Moose Malloy 03-10-2013 05:32 PM

from 1996. sounds like there's a pattern here.

Quote:


Five days after getting bounced from the French Open, Jennifer Capriati's thundering right hand accidentally caught the left eye of a nightclub waitress.

According to police, Capriati got into an argument with her boyfriend late Sunday night at Bubba's Beach Club in Tampa, Fla. A punch intended for her boyfriend instead hit waitress Angela Larson, who was standing nearby.

Tampa police spokesman Steve Cole said Larson initially waived pressing charges but filed a battery complaint two days later.

``Now we will take a statement from the woman that's making the allegation and we will probably try to contact Jennifer Capriati to see if she wants to make a statement,'' Cole said yesterday.



Cole said the state attorney's office will determine whether battery charges will be filed against Capriati. Larson did not immediately return phone calls yesterday.

Linda Dozoretz, a representative for Capriati's agent, said they were unaware of the incident and had no comment.

Capriati, 20, rejoined the tennis circuit earlier this year after two stints in drug rehabilitation. She left the tour after the U.S. Open in 1993 because of burnout and was arrested in the spring of 1994 for marijuana possession.

Club owner Todd Clem, speaking from his radio studio Wednesday, confirmed the police account.

``Jennifer wanted to punch her boyfriend and I guess Angela was standing nearby,'' he said. ``And he ducked and she hit Angela in the left eye, and her tray of drinks went flying everywhere.''

Clem said Capriati was escorted from the club by security and held for police.

Gonzalito17 03-11-2013 08:11 PM

They put way too much pressure on her as a kid.

Dedans Penthouse 03-12-2013 08:27 AM

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Originally Posted by bluetrain4 (Post 7263820)
I'd generally agree. Plus, I think the guy may be smart enough to know that if he gets into a physical altercation with his ex and tensions are high and he does anything in response to her hitting him like shoving her, then he could be in a whole lot of trouble, as it would then be a man assaulting a female. Sure, some may think that it doesn't look good for him to retreat, but it's probably pretty smart.

Agreed, lost in the sauce is that he has no wiggle room here. He so much as "lays his hands on a woman" he's dead meat (and rightly so, imho).

On the other hand if it turned out to be a case of him afraid she was gonna punch his lights out then he'd have had to claim in his defense that two tits and a vagina ganged up on him.

NLBwell 03-12-2013 09:18 AM

It may not be written that way into the law but, IN FACT, she can hit him as much as she wants and if he even touches her, the police will take him away and he will face criminal charges. He MUST just stand there and be hit with his arms down.

If this is an ongoing thing, I'm sure his lawyer advised him of this previously.

Womens' divorce lawyers will sometimes advise their clients to start an altercation and if the man responds at all, he will be hauled off as a spouse abuser and she will get everything she wants in the divorce, including not allowing him to see the children.

Be warned, guys!


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