Lesley Panettiere: Husband Beater?

August 11, 2008 By:
Lesley Panettiere: Husband Beater?

Last night Hayden Panettiere's father was arrested for allegedly beating his wife Lesley for "disrespecting" him, but sources close to the family tell Hollyscoop exclusively that Lesley was allegedly the one who got the first couple of punches in.

"Hayden's mom drank way too much and was being rude to everyone. Her Dad was trying to put her in her place. Lesley striked him several times before he hit her," said our spy.

Our source confirmed that Hayden's parents started arguing while at the Whaleman Benefit dinner at Beso last night because Lesley was allegedly flirting with another man, and the argument escalated when they went home.

Alan is currently being held on $50,000 bail.