The Latest: Tom Arnold files police report on producer spat

FILE - In this July 26, 2018, file photo, host and executive producer Tom Arnold participates in Viceland's "The Hunt for the Trump Tapes with Tom Arnold" panel during the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. A purported scuffle at a pre-Emmys bash between Arnold and Mark Burnett, a producer of “The Apprentice” has led to an exchange on social media. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a scuffle between comedian Tom Arnold and Hollywood producer Mark Burnett at a pre-Emmy Award party (all times local):

1:15 p.m.

Tom Arnold has filed a police report over a scuffle with “The Apprentice” producer Mark Burnett.

Los Angeles police Officer Jeff Lee says Arnold filed a report at a police station Monday and it will be handed over to detectives for investigation. He says he couldn’t reveal the target of the report, but Arnold has said he was filing one against Burnett.

Burnett’s wife, actress Roma Downey, tweeted that Arnold “tried to ambush” the couple at a pre-Emmy Awards party Sunday, and she posted a photo of what she says is her bruised hand.

Arnold’s lawyer, Marty Singer, told The Hollywood Reporter that Burnett “attacked” Arnold.

Police say no arrests have been made, and no other reports have been filed.

Arnold’s show “The Hunt for the Trump Tapes” is set to debut Tuesday. It follows the actor’s attempts to find tapes that show Donald Trump expressing bigoted views on the set of “The Apprentice.”

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6:30 a.m.

A scuffle between Tom Arnold and a producer of “The Apprentice” has led to an exchange on social media.

Arnold tweeted that producer Mark Burnett choked him at a pre-Emmys party Sunday in Los Angeles. Burnett’s wife, actress Roma Downey, tweeted that Arnold “tried to ambush” the couple, and she posted a photo of what she says is her bruised hand.

Arnold’s lawyer, Marty Singer, told The Hollywood Reporter that Burnett “attacked” Arnold.

Actress Alyson Hannigan tweeted that she witnessed the confrontation and thought it was a joke until security jumped in.

Police say no report was taken. Emails to the celebrities’ representatives were not immediately returned.

Arnold’s new show, “The Hunt for the Trump Tapes,” is set to debut Tuesday. The show follows Arnold’s attempts to find tapes that show Donald Trump expressing bigoted views on the set of “The Apprentice,” which Burnett produces.

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