Michelle Branch

Grammy Winner Michelle Branch Arrested in Alleged Domestic Assault in Tennessee

The "Everywhere" singer allegedly slapped her estranged husband once or twice amid "marital issues," authorities said

Patrick Carney of The Black Keys and Michelle Branch
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Singer and songwriter Michelle Branch was arrested Thursday in Tennessee for allegedly slapping her husband, Patrick Carney, the drummer for The Black Keys, authorities said.

According to an affidavit out of Davidson County, Branch, 39, was arrested on probable cause for domestic assault. Carney was listed as the victim, the affidavit said.

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department also confirmed the arrest.

Officers were dispatched to a home on a report of a “possible domestic disturbance” shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday, the affidavit said. Once there, officers spoke to Branch and Carney separately.

Representatives for Branch were not immediately reached Friday. Carney's representatives declined comment.

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