Dustin Lance Black reportedly called the police after allegedly getting into an argument with an event organizer at a venue in London in the early hours of the evening of Thursday (18.08.22). The 48-year-old screenwriter and director were out on an intimate date night with his wife, Olympic diver Tom Daley 28 after allegedly getting into a dispute and arguing with Teddy Edwardes, 32, and throwing a glass of wine at her.
the founder and founder of events at Lick Teddy who appears on the BBC3 show “The Big Proud Party Agency’ and claims to have responded with “a small tapping on the head” however Dustin said it was a “targeted assault” and contacted the police.
Tom and Dustin are parents to son Robbie and daughter Robbie, who is four, was dining with their son Robbie at Avo Mario and then watched a drag performance on Chinesetown’s Ku Bar before going to Freedom, the gay bar located in Soho.
According to Teddy, they were invited to join her, but Dustin became angry when she requested a stranger at the table to go.
In a series of videos posted on their Instagram Story, Teddy claimed: “I went out for a couple of secluded drinks with a group of friends the other night, nothing too crazy and I ran into Tom Daley and his husband in Soho and pretty much did not have a reason to throw the entire bottle over me. Freedom.
“I did not have a drink I could drink, so I pick violence, however, I wasn’t all that violent and the guy got a head tap.
“Tell me why he’s crying in the street and claiming that it’s an intentional attack. He’s scared and has phoned the police, and I’m forced to wait for hours. I’m being warned and I’m required to appear for an interview.”
She said: “For everyone asking what was going on, we simply invited them to our place where we were seated and I gave them drinks, etc. Everything was in order.
“And then, this random person was sitting alongside us. My friend mentioned that they were uneasy because they weren’t sure who it was. I asked security to transfer them to another room.
“The security team arrived to help move the couple on, and Tom’s husband began to rant about how unwelcome I made him feel, and that the man was going to leave and I said Okay? Is that what you’re after? Get straight a drink in the face.
“I would like to note to the above that Tom Daley seemed wonderful in all of his attempts to calm the situation.”
However, a source who is close to the relationship between Tom and Lance said they were Lance was “punched into the back of his head”.
The insider said to The Sun newspaper: “Tom and Lance were out for an evening out without Robbie. After dinner, they went for a walk at Freedom for dinner after which they went to Freedom.
“Someone punched Lance on the back of his head. The person who hit him was taken away from Freedom by security, who then checked CCTV. The incident was reported to the police, who are currently conducting an investigation.”
A spokesperson from The Metropolitan Police told The Sun that the police were called to the location shortly before 12.30am on Thursday “following the reports that there was an argument between two men in their 40s and a woman who was in their 30s”.