Eric Bledsoe, an ex-NBA player, was arrested for domestic violence after agreeing to play for the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association.
According to TMZ, on Wednesday, October 27, police received a call about a domestic incident at a residence in Lost Hills, California. The victim claimed that her boyfriend slapped her. Bledsoe was arrested for misdemeanor domestic violence.
In a since deleted post, Eric Bledsoe’s girlfriend took to Instagram with a photo that appeared to show a red mark on her face.
“NO RELATIONSHIP LIKE THIS IS EVER WORTH STAYING IN,” the post’s caption stated, per TMZ. “Domestic violence is real! This wasn’t the first time but I sat here and stayed so it’s my fault!! ERIC BLEDSOE really is a monster.”
Eric Bledsoe played last season for the Los Angeles Clippers, averaging 9.9 points, 4.2 assists, and 3.4 rebounds in 25.2 minutes per game. It was his second stint with the Clippers after starting his NBA career there in 2010. He has also played for the Phoenix Suns, Milwaukee Bucks, and New Orleans Pelicans.