“Black-ish” Star Anthony Reportedly Under Criminal Investigation, Denies Charges

Anthony Anderson, star of ABC’s black-ish and host of To Tell the Truth, is reportedly under criminal investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department.

  • Deadline reports that the LAPD has taken a crime report involving Anderson and that an investigation has been opened.
  • Although the department did not confirm the nature of the case to Deadline, TMZ is reporting that the actor is being accused of assaulting a woman some months ago.
  • In a statement, Anderson said, “It’s unfortunate that anyone can file a police report whether it is true or false. The authorities have not contacted Anthony or any of his representatives about this matter. Anthony unequivocally disputes the claim.”
  • ABC confirmed the statement to Deadline.
  • Anderson plays Dre Johnson on ABC’s hit comedy black-ish and was recently nominated for another Emmy award for his role.
  • Additionally, he serves as host of the network’s game show To Tell the Truth.