Update:  Russell’s offense is a misdemeanor and he received a summons to appear in court on June 24.  No bail was required for his release.

Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains star Russell Hantz was arrested for battery in Lafayette, Louisiana TMZ is reporting.  Survivor bad boy and arguably the biggest villain the show has ever seen proved he could live up to that title in real life when he got into an arguement and shoved someone to the pavement.

Hantz was at the Festival International de Louisiane when the incident occurred and was immediately arrested and taken to jail.  He was eventually released. 

Hantz was the runner up for season 19 Survivor Samoa and is still in contention for the current season.

Calls to CBS were returned however they declined to comment on this matter.

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