Wendy Williams' Son, Kevin Hunter Jr. Arrested After He Punched His Father

News by Joey Jordan Published on 23 May,2019 Updated on 23 May,2019

Television Host Wendy Williams' Son And Husband Got Into A Physical Fight

  • Wendy Williams' son, Kevin Hunter Jr. and estranged husband Kevin Hunter got into a fight.
  • On Tuesday night, the father-son duo fought while they were talking about Hunter's divorce from television host Williams.
  • Hunter tried to calm his son down by putting him in deadlock after their verbal fight started to escalate during which Kevin Jr. fought back and hit his father in the face.
  • Cops were called after the incident and Kevin Jr. was arrested, however, Hunter didn't press any charges against his son and was released later that night.

Television host Wendy Williams's son, Kevin Hunter Jr. was arrested after he allegedly got into a fight with his father, Kevin Hunter.

A spokesman for the Ethics County Prosecutor's Office told People the alleged incident happened at around 9:50 on Tuesday night in West Orange.

CAPTION: Wendy Williams husband and son got into a physical altercation SOURCE: YouTube

The spokesman further confirmed Hunter Jr. was charged with simple assault and was released by the West Orange Police Department on Tuesday night and was not taken to county jail.

Previously, TMZ reported cops were called to their house Tuesday night after Williams' estranged husband Kevin Hunter and son got into a physical altercation. Later, Hunter released a statement to TMZ saying he wouldn't press charges against his son. He said,

I love my son very much and I will not be pursuing this matter legally. Things are not always how they appear.

The outlet also mentioned Williams dropped her son, 18, off at her house not knowing Kevin was there. Then, Kevin Jr. and his father made a quick trip to a nearby store, and they got into a verbal altercation in the parking lot of the store.

CAPTION: Kevin Hunter Jr. punched his father in the face amid a fight SOURCE: Hollywood Life

The verbal feud quickly escalated, with Hunter putting his son in a headlock. In the meantime, Kevin Jr. fought back and punched his father in the face. A source told People Hunter was trying to soothe Kevin by placing him in the headlock.

The news comes over a month after Williams filed for divorce from Hunter. Williams filed for divorce after the revelation that Hunter fathered a child with his mistress.

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