congressional staffer for John Shimkus charged with assaulting Lindsay Lohan in NYC. http://t.co/JiuvfmT4
— Kate Nocera (@KateNocera) September 30, 2012
Another day, another Lindsay Lohan drama.
The “Mean Girls” actress mixed it up with a starstruck congressional staffer in her Manhattan hotel early Sunday — and now both of them are facing charges.
Cops say Lohan took Christian LaBella’s cellphone so she could delete pictures of her partying — and he got physical with her trying to get it back.
After Lohan called the cops, LaBella was initially charged with misdemeanor assault for Sunday’s blowup at the W Hotel Union Square.
But law enforcement sources said the assault rap will be dropped — and LaBella, 25, and Lohan, 26, will both be hit with low-level harassment violations.
LaBella is a staffer for Rep. John Shimkus, a Republican congressman from Illinois. A Shimkus spokesman says the congressman does not condone LaBella’s actions:
Update: LaBella gets around:
NYPost story on Congressional staffer accused in Lindsay Lohan scuffle shows him in photo w/Kim Kardashian. http://t.co/AdIfQqys
— Jim Roberts (@nycjim) September 30, 2012
— Emily Friedman (@EmilyABC) September 30, 2012