The football star says he was trying to keep the wobbly reality star from hurting herself, not assaulting her. San Diego Chargers quarterback Shawne Merriman is fighting back against reports he assaulted reality TV star Tila Tequila, saying the media — and Tequila — are getting it all wrong. I want to put this behind me so I can continue to focus on a successful season for the San Diego Chargers. I in no way caused any harm to Ms. Nguyen, however, paramedics were called and she was examined but no injuries were reported. She was released and has since returned to Los Angeles, California.
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Fill out the form below, or call us at Radar has also discovered that Whitaker filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Nov. When reached for comment, Whitaker was overwhelmed with excitement over the new addition to their family and had nothing but nice things to say about Tila. Tila has a wonderful relationship with my daughters Sierra, Jenna, and Brianna…and they love each other very much! Most especially for someone who has been waiting for that release in and from life, but has had yet to experience it. Tila has finally reached that place in her life which will define her as the person she truly is…a strong but fragile woman with a purpose in this world who deserves to be loved just as much as any of the rest of us. You can see it in their precious little eyes every time they look up to you in need with stretched out arms.
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She first gained recognition for her active presence on social networking websites. After becoming the most popular person on Myspace ,  Tequila was offered the opportunity to star in her own reality television series. Her bisexual-themed dating show, A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila , aired for two seasons and became MTV 's second highest-rated series premiere of that year.