Dennis Rodman was reportedly hit with a misdemeanour battery cost after allegedly slapping a person in a Florida bar.
In accordance with NBC News, the retired skilled basketball participant slapped the person twice within the face with an open hand, as they celebrated his 58th birthday again in Could.
The sufferer, who stays nameless, filed a police report two days after the occasion, claiming he awoke the following day with swelling to his face.
Rodman pleaded not responsible to the cost by means of a lawyer, who appeared in court docket on his behalf on Thursday. He might withstand a yr in jail if convicted.
The incident comes after the sportsman, who famously dated pop star Madonna within the ’90s and has had a number of run-ins with the legislation following his retirement, was accused of stealing $500 price of garments from a California Yoga studio.
He additionally denied that allegation, claiming he requested the worker working on the studio if he and his group might “take a few items” and he or she agreed.