The son of supermodel Helena Christensen and ‘The Walking Dead’ star Norman Reedus made his first appearance in court on Tuesday after allegedly punching a woman at a New York City street festival.
Mingus Reedus, 22, was charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly punching a 24-year-old woman in the face while attending Manhattan’s famed San Gennaro street festival in September.
On Tuesday, Reedus was photographed walking side by side with his attorney Isabelle A. Kirshner as he entered Manhattan Criminal Court in a brown suit with his blonde hair parted and a mask covering his face.
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Model Mingus Reedus appeared in Manhattan Criminal Court with attorney Isabelle A. Kirshner on Tuesday
Mingus is the son of ‘The Walking Dead’ star Norm Reedus and supermodel Helena Christensen
Reedus, 22, was photographed walking side by side with his attorney as he entered Manhattan Criminal Court in a brown suit
Reedus is escorted by court officers through the hallways of Manhattan Criminal Court
A judge set a trial date for the runway model for January 5 with a possibility of a disposition at that time.
Reedus left court though a back door before entering a vehicle with his attorney. He did not make any comment.
Reedus is accused of attacking the woman after they became embroiled in an argument at the street festival in Little Italy.
The alleged victim, who Reedus did not know, was rushed to a hospital and treated for facial injuries.
The incident came just one week after Reedus made his Vogue cover debut, where he was featured in the Hommes Paris’ fall-winter 2021-2022 issue alongside Parker Van Noord, son of the late male model Andre Van Noord.
Reedus exits Manhattan Criminal Court on Tuesday, where a judge set a trial date for January 5 with a possibility of a disposition at that time
Reedus made his way to a waiting vehicle following his court appearance
Reedus, seen leaving Manhattan Criminal Court, has followed in the footsteps of his supermodel mother
Christensen and Reedus began dating in 1998. Mingus was born the following year.
The high-profile couple split in 2003, before Reedus went on to date Diane Kruger.
Reedus and Kruger welcomed their own child together, a daughter, in 2018.
Mingus is Christensen’s only child.
The Danish supermodel frequently shares snaps on social media showing the close bond she has with her son, who has been modeling since 2017.
Mingus has walked the runway for both Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger. He also appeared alongside Naomi Campbell at London Fashion Week last year.
In April, he starred alongside his mom in a Victoria’s Secret Mother’s Day campaign.
In an accompanying video, Christensen said of motherhood: ‘What a crazy, beautiful journey it’s been… It’s the best thing ever … [You] think about life from a completely different perspective. ‘
Mingus Reedus, 22, was taken into custody in New York City after purportedly punching a 24-year-old woman in the face while attending Manhattan’s San Gennaro street festival. He is pictured on the catwalk in 2017
Christensen frequently shares snaps on social media showing the close bond she has with her son, who has been modelling since 2017
Reedus and his alleged victim were both in attendance at the San Gennaro street festival