Nicolas Cage got arrested for domestic abuse on Saturday morning, because there’s no actual charge for “being an asshole.” Per TMZ:
An argument broke out between Nicolas Cage and his wife Alice last night when the two disagreed over the exact address of an apartment they were renting in New Orleans … this according to police.
According to the NOPD, Cage and and his wife were standing in front of a property he believed they were renting. She disagreed and, according to the NOPD, he grabbed her by the arm to pull her to the correct address.
Police say there were no visible signs of injury on her arm.
The NOPD went on to say Cage then began to hit parked cars and later attempted to get into a taxi. Cops say Cage eventually got into a cab, but a police officer ordered him out … which “prompted Cage to start yelling.”
But wait. There’s more!
Sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ … Nic was “very drunk” on the streets of N.O. when a cab driver saw him loudly arguing with his wife Alice.
We’re told the cabbie called the police and said in addition to the screaming and yelling … he saw Nic grab her.
We’re told the police came and told Nic and his wife to just go home. That’s when Nic allegedly told cops, “Why don’t you just arrest me?” The cops then reiterated that he and his wife should just go home. Cage then repeated his dare to cops.
At that point, police took Nic into custody and charged him with …domestic abuse and disturbing the peace.
Cage was released on an $11,000 bond, despite being broke. How did that happen?
Nic Cage has friends in high places … TMZ has learned it was Duane “Dog” Chapman who posted the bond for Cage today.
As TMZ first reported, Cage was arrested this morning in New Orleans on charges of domestic violence and disturbing the peace after an alleged argument with his wife Alice.
Sources tell TMZ they were the ones who helped get Nic out of jail — he was being held on $11,000 bond.
Beth alluded to the bail out, posting on her Twitter, “My guy just walked out of the jail damn new Orleans 8 hours holy cow that’s a lot of time to Process one guy.”
To reiterate: Nicolas Cage got pissed at his wife because she was confused about an address, so he hit parked cars and taunted police officers, then had Dog the Bounty Hunter bail him out because he owes $14 million to the IRS and spends his money on shrunken heads and dinosaur skulls. A few things are to be learned from this: Get a GPS; be nice to people with mullets; and never dare a cop to arrest you, no matter how much they look like the one you hired for your bff’s bachelorette party.
I imagine his tirade looked a lot like this: