Former American Idol and Youtube Star Haley Reinhart Behind the Bars

Updated On 11 Jul, 2017 Published On

Youtuber and former American Idol Haley Reinhart is now in police custody. She was arrested on Saturday for allegedly punching a bouncer.

Police went to the scene at Lamplighter Inn Tavern & Grille at 60 N. Bothwell St. after receiving a call from the site.

American idol Haley

image: American Idol Haley Reinhart

She was at Palatine bar at Lamplighter Inn with hr friends where the incident took place, The staffs of the bar reported that Haley and her friends were asked to leave the place after they knocked a table but they denied to do so.

Video: Haley Reinhart cover song I can't help falling in love with you

After a heated argument with the security guard, Haley lost her temper and punched the guard in his head.

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However, her attorney said she was provoked into the action by the bouncers and that she is totally innocent. According to him, the bouncers at lamplighter inn assaulted her removing her from a bar t and also beat one of Haley's friends.

Video: Haley Reinhart in American Idol 

Reinhart was the runner-up of American Idol Season Ten. Haley's Fans are also called Haliens.

Haley Reinhart was born in 1990 in Wheeling Illinois to her parents, father Harry and mother Patti Miller-Reinhart.

She was first introduced to Jazz Music in her elementary school. she first auditioned for American Idol season nine but was dismissed before the Hollywood round.

Her singing is deeply influenced by the iconic singer Corinne Bailey Rey. Haley's met her best friend  Cassey Abrams in the American Idol season 10. Their dating rumors were in the news for sometimes in 2016.

Haley Reinhart and Cassey

Image: Haley with her alleged boyfriend

Haley aged 26, is apparently single now.