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Gospel Star In Assault Rap

Court filing: 'Irate' singer BeBe Winans pushed ex-wife to ground

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Gospel Star In Assault Rap

MARCH 12--Gospel singer BeBe Winans was booked yesterday on a domestic assault rap for allegedly pushing his ex-wife to the ground during an argument last month.

According to a court filing, a copy of which you'll find here, Winans, 46, and his former spouse got into a 'verbal altercation' on February 13 about 'custody issues dealing with their children.'

At the time, Winans was at his ex-wife Debra's Nashville home, where he had driven to pick up his children. 'The victim was telling the defendant of issues with the children when he became irate. The defendant then pushed the victim to the ground.'

Winans, pictured in the mug shot at left, was arrested yesterday on a misdemeanor domestic assault charge. He was briefly held at the Davidson County jail before posting $1000 bond.

Winans, best known for albums recorded with his sister CeCe, has won four Grammy awards. (1 page)