Reality TV star, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro steps away from the Jersey Shore franchise. He seeks treatment for mental health issues.
Ronnie would not face criminal charges for his April domestic violence arrest. However, he will be charged with a probation violation. According to his attorney, he is currently seeking help for psychological issues.
“After talking to the team at MTV, we have mutually agreed that I will step away from the show while I seek medical treatment for mental health issues that I have ignored for too long, ” Ronnie Ortiz-Magro posted on social media.
Ronnie’s New Goals
Ronnie’s number one goal currently is ‘facing struggles his head is on”.
He said his top priority “is to get healthy and be the best man and the best father I can for my daughter.”
His daughter, Ariana is 3 years old.
Furthermore, he shared this message about the difficulties of battling mental illness.
His attorneys Scott E. Leemon and Leonard Levine said in a statement, “We are very happy that after further investigation both the L.A. County District Attorney’s office and the L.A. City Attorney determined that criminal charges were not warranted against Ronnie related to the incident that occurred in April.”
Moreover, his attorney statement also said, “As we previously stated, there was a rush to judgment by the media. We will review the alleged violation of probation claim and deal with it accordingly.” In the statement, it was noted Ortiz-Magro “is currently seeking medical treatment for psychological issues that he has ignored for a long time. His only present goal is to address these issues professionally and make himself a better person and the best father he can be to his loving daughter.”
Ronnie Ortiz’s Arrest
Ortiz-Magro was arrested April 22 after allegedly attacking a partner, thought to be Matos, in L.A. He was jailed and was released the same day on a $100,000 bail. At the time of the alleged incident, his daughter was in his care.
After his arrest, Ortiz-Magro wrote on social media, “I take all experiences as lessons. You learn who really cares about you when your down and out and than you see who doesn’t [sic]! But I guess they call it the weeding process.”
Matos asked people to “please leave Ron and I alone. You do not know what someone is going through at the end of the day.”
However, the charge was handed down from the L.A. soon after the arrest. District Attorney’s Office to the City Attorney’s Office, which suggested he would face a misdemeanor charge instead of a felony charge. Later, they decided no charge would be filed beyond the probation violation.
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