Reality TV personality Tila Tequila has filed a lawsuit against San Diego Chargers Linebacker Shawne Merriman in relation to their September altercation – Merriman was never charged.

At the time of the fight, Tequila filed a citizen’s arrest making claims of both battery and false imprisonment against Merriman but the case was later dismissed by the San Diego District Attorney.

According to, “Tequila is seeking damages for assault, battery, false imprisonment and emotional distress.”

Tila Tequila files suit vs. Shawne Merriman – ESPN

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