Lindsay Lohan's cousin brutally beaten up by New Jersey cop, friend in unprovoked attack
At the time of the incident, Hunt pushed Kevin and began the physical altercation, with prosecutors claiming Salerno allegedly came up behind the 24-year-old and punched his jaw
A new report alleges that Lindsay Lohan's cousin was brutally beaten up by a New Jersey police officer and his friend while they all were inside a pizza parlor in Boston. According to People, Kevin Lohan was at a pizza shop in Boston with his girlfriend and a group of friends when the attack took place in January.
Kevin was brutally beaten up by 27-year-old Daniel Hunt and his friend, 29-year-old Ian Salerno, who entered the pizza joint around the same time he and his friends were inside. It was on Thursday this week that a Suffolk County grand jury made the decision to return indictments that charged Hunt with assault and battery, whereas his friend Salerno got charged with aggravated assault and battery.
Hunt, who is an off-duty police officer in Barrington, New Jersey, was the first one to start the fight, as per reports. At the time of the incident, Hunt pushed Kevin and began the physical altercation, with prosecutors making the claim that Salerno allegedly came up behind the 24-year-old and punched him hard in the jaw, leaving him knocked out on the floor.
As per the press release from the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts, Kevin's injuries were so massive that he had to be immediately hospitalized, and doctors declared that he would be needed to undergo surgery for some of his injuries.
The DA's office reported later that Kevin's condition was so bad that even after going through surgery, his jaw was kept wired shut for almost three weeks after the incident. Moreover, permanent metal plates were also placed inside of his jaw and cheek in order to support them and help them heal better.
Kevin, who is a student in Boston, was declared to be out “indefinitely” for the season “after being victimized by an unprovoked assault” on January 19. In the security footage, which was later obtained by the Boston police from the pizza parlor showed Hunt, Salerno, and others in their group allegedly drinking.
In another video clip which was unearthed by WCVB, Lindsay's cousin is clearly seen ordering pizza just before 2 am before Hunt and his large group entered the place. Although the video does show words being apparently exchanged by one member of the group and Kevin, it isn't entirely clear what the conversation could have been about.
The video footage next shows the two parties getting physical despite Kevin's girlfriend's attempts to separate the group. The clip also shows the hockey star being punched and pushed to the ground. Hunt and Salerno are all set to be arraigned on August 1, although it isn't clear yet if Hunt is still employed at the Haddon Heights Police Department in New Jersey.
The news of Lindsay's brother getting assaulted comes only a week after the actress celebrated her 32nd birthday in style on the beautiful Greek island of Mykonos in her very own club called Lohan Beach House. While Lindsay had quite an amazing evening on Wednesday, birthday celebrations are not the only reason she is in Mykonos. She actually traveled there to promote Lohan Beach House, which opened in May.
Lindsay may have had several reasons to be on the beautiful island, her sister Aliana Lohan had just one: to surprise Lindsay on her birthday. Lindsay showcased her excitement at seeing her sister on Instagram. She posted a video of her sister playing with a couple of children in the clear waters of the Aegean Sea. Her sister wore a bright yellow swimsuit.
She captioned the video, “The best gift on my birthday is my sister surprising me in Mykonos.” Aliana also took to Instagram to wish her little sister. On her Instagram story, she posted a black-and-white image of the two riding a convertible. On the image, text read, “Happy birthday my beautiful angel sister. I am so blessed to have you as my sister.”
On another edition of her Instagram story, Aliana included a photo of Lindsay, their mother Dina Lohan and herself. Aliana rocked a velvety green hood while Lindsay was seen pouting. The caption of the photo conveyed Aliana and their mother’s love for Lindsay, wishing her on her big day.
Furthermore, Lohan Beach House actually happens to be her second nightclub in Greece. She also co-owns Lohan nightclub with Greek millionaire and restaurateur Dennis Papageorgiou in Athens. We’ve known Lindsay for her acting capabilities and scandalous choices, but now she’s showing off her inner entrepreneur. “There’s a business side to my life now, but I’m not in America, so no one knows about it, which is nice for me,” she told The New York Times. “Because I get to actually focus on the rest of things.”
The former child actress also recently opened up about her extremely abusive relationship with her ex-boyfriend, Russian businessman Egor Tarabosov. She spoke about how her life took a drastic turn after her ex-boyfriend Tarabosov allegedly assaulted her in Mykonos, Greece.
"It happened, here in Mykonos, on the beach," she told the Times. "And that was the moment where I switched and I was like, ‘I’m going to take control of my life completely, and fire everyone and just rehire them when I’m ready.'"
She added, "And that’s why I’m here today because it was on that beach where I got hit. I said, ‘You know what? If there’s anything I can do, I’m going to get that beach. It’s going to be my beach.’"
Lindsay dated Tarabosov from 2016 through 2017, while there were multiple reports suggesting that the couple had gotten engaged during the summer back in 2016 itself. However, in August that year, footage of Tarabosov getting in a physical altercation with Lindsay on the beach in Mykonos emerged on the internet, which ended up going viral within a short time span.
In an interview later, Lindsay revealed that Tarabosov had apparently broken into her home and had tried to strangle her. "I feared that Egor may splash acid in my face. I jumped out to the balcony and shouted with all my force, 'He's trying to kill me, call the police!'" she said at the time.
However, Tarabosov has always refuted Lindsay's abuse claims, and in his own statement, the Russian businessman said, "It has come to my attention that my former fiancée, Lindsay Lohan, is planning a new smear campaign against me in the Russian and international media."
"My relationship with Lindsay came to an end in July 2016. In the weeks that followed, there were numerous attempts to discredit my name by inaccurately portraying the nature of our relationship, publishing distorted facts, and making false accusations."