Bad news. Friend of the blog Keyshia Cole’s husband, Daniel “Boobie” Gibson, was arrested for 2nd degree assault and battery today, TMZ reports. Gibson, 27, turned himself in this morning and was released on bond shortly afterwards.
Gibson, who plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers NBA team, released a statement to gossip website TMZ acknowledging his arrest. Gibson is accused of punching a man in the face and breaking his jaw at a nightclub in New Orleans during the ESSENCE music Festival on July 8.
According to a report on UK’s Daily Mail website, Gibson punched the man for disrespecting his wife, Keyshia.
“Earlier this month during the Essence Music Festival, I was involved in an incident with other individuals while I was out with my wife,’ the statement said.
“It’s unfortunate that some see opportunity in taking advantage of people who work hard for what they have achieved.”
Gibson added: “Once all the facts of the incident come out, I expect to be fully vindicated.”
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