Emile Hirsch checks into rehab post being charged with assaulting woman

Emile Hirsch, who was charged with aggravated assault, which is punishable by up to five years in prison and a 5,000 dollars fine, for allegedly putting a female film executive in a headlock at a party in January, has checked himself into rehab.

ANI| Updated: Feb 13, 2015, 13:47 PM IST
Emile Hirsch checks into rehab post being charged with assaulting woman

Washington: Emile Hirsch, who was charged with aggravated assault, which is punishable by up to five years in prison and a 5,000 dollars fine, for allegedly putting a female film executive in a headlock at a party in January, has checked himself into rehab.

The American actor has been charged with assault in Utah after he allegedly put a woman in achokehold until she nearly passed out during the Sundance Film Festival, TMZ.com reported.

Police stated that the 29-year-old actor appeared intoxicated and asked movie exec Daniele Bernfeld why she looked "so tough" and said she was a "rich kid" who should not be at Sundance.