Paul Simon and Edie Brickell Arrested Following Domestic Dispute
We’re not aware of too many things, we know what we know, if you know what we mean, and what we know is that Paul Simon and Edie Brickell were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct over the weekend. The musicians were allegedly involved in a domestic dispute at their home in New Canaan, Connecticut Saturday night before they were arrested.
Simon is, of course, a musical icon and one half of Simon & Garfunkel. Brickell is known best for her hit “What I Am.” The couple have been married for more than 20 years and have three children together.
UPDATE: The couple appeared in court Monday morning, holding hands. Simon said, “Both of us are fine together. We had a fight. It’s atypical… We’re going home together, and we’re going to watch our son play baseball.” The fight that lead to their arrest Saturday night was apparently started by Brickell, according to Page Six. When the argument got out of hand, Simon called the police. In a statement, Brickell said, “I got my feelings hurt and picked a fight with my husband. The police called it disorderly. Thank God it’s orderly now.”
At the couple’s request, no orders of protection were issued and the case has been continued to May 16. Here is the New Canaan police chief discussing the arrest: