Saved by the Bell actor Dustin Diamond has pleaded not guilty to charges resulting from a bar fight in southeastern Wisconsin.
Dustin Diamond, 38, and his fiancée, Amanda Schutz, appeared in Ozaukee County Circuit Court on January 22 on charges stemming from the Christmas Day scuffle at a Port Washington bar.
The actor, who played Screech in the 1990s TV show, is accused of stabbing a man after Amanda Schutz became involved in an altercation. The stabbed man told police he had shoved Dustin Diamond forcefully and didn’t realize he had been cut until later.
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Dustin Diamond pleaded not guilty to second-degree reckless endangering safety, a felony, and two misdemeanors.
Amanda Schutz entered the same plea to misdemeanor disorderly conduct.
Dustin Diamond has been free on bond. The judge set a $500 signature bond for Amanda Schutz.
Jimmy Fallon managed to escape unharmed after he was reportedly caught up in a bar fight in New York City on Thursday night.
The Tonight Show host is said to have joined a group of friends and colleagues for a post-work outing at Manhattan bar Niagara when a brawl broke out among other patrons.
Jimmy Fallon and his group were caught up in the chaos, but managed to escape without injury, according to the New York Post.
Jimmy Fallon is said to have joined a group of friends and colleagues for a post-work outing at Manhattan bar Niagara when a brawl broke out among other patrons (photo NBC)
“Fallon was pretty shaken up,” a source close to him told the New York Daily News.
“He was at the wrong place at the wrong time, and chaos erupted around him.”
The popular rock club in East Village is operated by area musicians, including solo artist Jesse Malin and Johnny “T” Yerrington, who has drummed with Ryan Adams’ band. The grungy Avenue A hot spot is marked by an exterior mural of former Clash front man Joe Strummer with the caption “The future is unwritten”.
A source close to Jimmy Fallon, 39, said he stopped by Niagara just as a band was wrapping up and the fight was breaking out.
A witness said Jimmy Fallon was peripherally involved in the 10:30 p.m. imbroglio, but his connection to the combatants, if any, remained unclear.