A judge in San Bernardino, Calif., has ruled that the star of the Spanish-language TV show “Larrymania” will be extradited to South Carolina to face charges stemming from what’s being described as a business dispute, the AP reports.
Larry Hernandez was arrested Friday at Ontario Airport, on a South Carolina warrant accusing him of kidnapping, assault and assault and battery causing injury, the Los Angeles Times reports. He was reportedly trying to fly to Denver.
Hernandez, 38, is a singer and musician, and the star of the popular reality show “Larrymania,” which airs on NBC Universo. According to media reports, he is accused in connection with an incident in Newberry County, S.C., in which the singer was unhappy with his payment following a performance and, along with another man, allegedly forced the concert promoter into Hernandez’s hotel room and tried to extract more money from him.
The AP reports that Hernandez is accused of punching the promoter and pushing him into a wall.
Hernandez reportedly agreed to extradition in a court appearance today, and was expected to remain in custody without bail until he is transported to South Carolina.