A former U.S. reality TV star charged with violently attacking his pregnant girlfriend earlier this month (Apr10) has been arrested for witness intimidation.
Matt MCDonald, who appeared on season nine of hit show Big Brother, was apprehended by Boston, Massachusetts police on 18 April (10) after an unnamed woman filed a domestic violence complaint against him.
According to police reports, obtained by TMZ.com, MCDonald and his family members waged a two-day campaign of intimidation against the accuser and her family, and demanded the woman, who is currently nine weeks pregnant, drop the charges.
MCDonald was scheduled to face charges of assault and battery and assault and battery on a pregnant woman next month (May10).
He was arrested for witness intimidation on 20 April (10), after police determined he may pose a serious threat to his accuser.