Marvin Gaye’s Son Arrested For Assaulting Wife With A Gun

Marvin Gaye III, son of Motown Icon Marvin Gaye, was arrested late Friday afternoon a day after he allegedly pointed a gun at his wife and cousin.

According to TMZ, cops surrounded Gaye’s home and called for him to come out but he had already left in his Corvette.

Sources connected to the matter told the tabloid that Gaye allegedly physically assaulted both women after an argument over a previous assault. Marvin and his wife have had ongoing issues for a while now.

According to law enforcement, , Gaye turned himself in at the Sheriff’s station the next day around 5:00 PM.

Gaye was booked on misdemeanour domestic violence and felony assault with a deadly weapon charge. He posted $50,000 bond and was released.

An emergency protective order was issued to keep Gaye away from the home and family.

Deputies also went back to the home and recovered two firearms.

Gil Arbel, the lawyer for both alleged victims, tells TMZ his clients are still distraught and intend to cooperate fully with law enforcement in pressing charges … and ask the public to respect their privacy at this time.

Marvin Gaye II is the eldest son of music legend Marvin Gaye Jr.

Marvin Pentz Gay Jr., who also spelled his surname as Gaye (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984) was an American singer and songwriter. He helped to shape the sound of Motown in the 1960s, first as an in-house session player and later as a solo artist with a string of successes, earning him the nicknames “Prince of Motown” and “Prince of Soul”.

Gaye’s Motown songs include “Ain’t That Peculiar”, “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)”, and “I Heard It Through the Grapevine”. Gaye also recorded duets with Mary Wells, Kim Weston, Tammi Terrell, and Diana Ross.

During the 1970s, Gaye recorded the albums What’s Going On and Let’s Get It On and became one of the first artists in Motown to break away from the reins of a production company. His later recordings influenced several contemporary R&B subgenre

Source: TMZ

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