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Elder’s ex-fiancée files police report alleging domestic violence

California Talk Show Host Larry Elder and Ex-Fiancee Alexandra Datig at City Hall in Los Angeles | Courtesy of Alexandra Datig

OAKLAND, Calif .– Alexandra Datig, former fiancee and longtime radio producer of talk show host Larry Elder, said she filed an official police report with the Los Angeles Police Department, alleging that ‘She had been the victim of “several incidents of domestic violence” while living with the GOP governor’s recall candidate.

Datig said he delivered the statement to the LAPD on Wednesday, where she said she was questioned for two hours by detectives from the Theft and Homicide Division.

POLITICO first reported last week that Datig said he broke an 18-month engagement with Elder after pulling a loaded gun from a bedside table during an argument in 2015.

She said out of fear and intimidation she did not file a police report at the time, but decided to make an official report after hearing some of Elder’s public statements denying the incident with a gun and suggesting that she had fabricated the account. Her denials, she told police, have earned her hostile threats on social media.

“It’s time to draw the line,” Dating said in an interview Wednesday. “I’m not the one to tell the truth about my life. He is.”

Elder’s campaign did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Lt. Ben Fernandes said the ministry would neither confirm nor deny that he was investigating the allegations.

Datig provided POLITICO with a copy of the lengthy statement she said she made to police, which alleges a series of humiliating incidents and abusive behavior. The former producer provided details of new incidents in her statement, including what she described as pressure from the talk show host to have an “open relationship” and “sexual activity. unwanted, “which she said she rejected.

Her report to police also describes in detail that Elder allegedly brandished a loaded gun at her.

“He was angry and displayed hostility towards me in the form of silent contempt during our conversation,” Datig said in his statement. “He opened the drawer and grabbed his .45 caliber revolver. View, he opened the rotating cylindrical part of the revolver, checking that the weapon was loaded with cartridges. Drawer.”

She also alleged that Elder pushed her into the hallway near the upstairs bedroom saying, “I don’t want you,” and that Elder’s behavior “constantly made me feel threatened.”

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