Star of The Carmichael Show Gets Arrested

THE CARMICHAEL SHOW -- Season: 1 -- Pictured: (l-r) Loretta Devine as Cynthia Carmichael, Jerrod Carmichael as Himself, David Alan Grier as Joe Carmichael, Amber West as Maxine, Lil Rey Howery as Bobby Carmichael -- (Photo by: Matthias Clamer/NBC)

Star of The Carmichael Show Gets Arrested

Bad news for the sitcom star.

Published June 20, 2016

This actor wasn't even in the driver's seat when he got arrested for road rage. According to TMZ, The Carmichael Show star Lil' Rel Howery got put in the slammer for punching a guy in the face after he slammed into his ride.

Chicago cops say Lil' Rel was riding shotgun on Sunday night when a car slammed into the vehicle from behind.

BURBANK, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 09:  Comic Lil Rel Howery attends the 2016 MTV Movie Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on April 9, 2016 in Burbank, California.  MTV Movie Awards airs April 10, 2016 at 8pm ET/PT.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

According to reports, things got heated between him and the driver of the other vehicle, with Rel punching him in the face so hard that he fell to the ground.

The CPD arrested Lil' Rel and charged him with misdemeanor battery. He was released on a $1,500 bond this morning.

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Written by John Justice

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