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Flavor Flav set to fight domestic violence charges

CONTROVERSY: Flavor Flav

A DEFENSE lawyer for Flavor Flav has reportedly intends to fight criminal domestic battery and assault charges filed against the rapper last week.

The 53-year-old former reality TV star, real name is William Jonathan Drayton Jr, is accused of pushing his fiancee to the floor before wielding before threatening her 17-year-old son with a knife.

The former Public Enemy member was arrested shortly after the argument last Wednesday at their home in Las Vegas.

On Monday [Oct 22] attorney, Tony Abbatangelo, appeared in court on behalf of the rapper where he allegedly announced that he is seeking 'reconciliation' between the couple.

If convicted Drayton could face up to six years in prison.

The judge scheduled an evidence hearing for November 20.

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