Los Angeles police are investigating an incident on the set of the reunion special of VH1’s “Rock of Love: Charm School” on Saturday, in which host Sharon Osbourne reportedly got into a fight with contestant Megan Hauserman. According to TMZ, Hauserman said that Osbourne became angry during the taping of the special, allegedly running across the stage, grabbing the contestant by the hair and continuing to pull her hair and scratch at her until security separated them.
Los Angeles Police Department spokesperson Kate Lopez confirmed that a battery incident was alleged to have occurred during a taping of a reality show hosted by Osbourne over the weekend. “We can’t verify Osbourne’s involvement,” Lopez said on Monday morning (December 15). “An investigative report was taken … and detectives will do interviews to determine if charges should be filed.”
Hauserman said she went to the hospital Sunday afternoon and filed a report with the LAPD later that day. TMZ has posted a video of her being interviewed by a police officer and leaving a hospital with her left arm in a sling.
The former Playboy Cyber Girl reportedly told TMZ that the source of the fight was a comment she made about Osbourne’s husband, Ozzy. Hauserman said she reacted to a slight from Sharon by saying that the show’s host was only famous for managing a “brain-dead rock star.”
Osbourne, of course, is known for her scrappy sensibility — whether she is feuding with Iron Maiden , throwing down with a showbiz flack at a Japanese restaurant in West Hollywood or unceremoniously dumping the Smashing Pumpkins as a management client. But as the host of “Charm School,” Osbourne is charged with taming 14 contestants from the two seasons of Bret Michaels’ “Rock of Love,” as the women attempt to learn etiquette for a chance to win $100,000.
Hauserman, who began her reality-TV career winning the third season of the CW’s “Beauty and the Geek” in 2007, went on to be a contestant on season two of “Rock of Love” and the VH1 show “I Love Money.” She’s slated to get her own VH1 spin-off called “Trophy Wife.”
A rep for Sharon Osbourne had not responded to MTV News’ request for comment at press time.