The reality television show personality who accused football player Shawne Merriman of choking her over the weekend has denied that she was drunk during the incident, her Twitter page said Monday. “I am allergic to alcohol,” said the posting for Tila Nguyen, 27, who goes by Tila Tequila.
Reality TV star Tila Tequila first came to fame via social networking, thanks to her popularity on MySpace. Later, she became known as one of the most voracious celebrity tweeters, boasting more than 242,000 followers on Twitter.
San Diego Chargers linebacker Shawne Merriman was arrested early Sunday on suspicion of choking and restraining MTV reality show star Tila Tequila, police said. Authorities responded to a disturbance call about 3:45 a.m