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'Twilight' Star Bronson Pelletier Recovering After Attacked at Fans Convention

November 22, 2010 03:22:38 GMT

The depicter of werewolf Jared in the film franchise suffered a broken nose after four drunken men assaulted him during the Eternal Twilight 4 event in Birmingham, England.


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"Twilight" star Bronson Pelletier is recovering after he was attacked by a group of drunken men at a fan convention in Birmingham, England. The actor, who plays werewolf Jared in the franchise, was left with a broken nose after he was confronted in the restroom of the Hilton Metropole Hotel while attending the Eternal Twilight 4 event.

Chaos broke out as the 24 year old was hit over the skull, headbutted and held in a headlock before he managed to free himself. Four alleged attackers, who were guests at a wedding reception in the hotel, were then chased by police officers and one was restrained after cops used a Taser gun.

A spokesman for West Midlands Police confirms four men were arrested on suspicion of assault. Two were released and two were granted bail pending further questioning, according to Britain's Daily Telegraph.

A source tells the publication, "Bronson was really angry and upset... These guys were very nasty. They were so drunk they probably didn't even realise they were picking on a Hollywood actor. The convention was full of teenage girls and geeks desperate to see their Twilight heroes so no one expected this sort of trouble."


 




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posted by SJ on Nov 23, 2010
It makes me feel very ashamed to be 'english' let along from the midlands!I hope the morrons loose there jobs and go to prison for G.B.H

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