Detectives Believe LL Cool J Acted In Self-Defense During Fight With Burglar

Source:  Andrew Blankstein / Los Angeles Times

LL Cool J isn’t expected to face any criminal charges during a violent confrontation with a burglar at his home this week.

The alleged burglar suffered a broken nose and jaw at the action star’s hands Wednesday morning. But law enforcement sources say detectives believe the actor acted in self-defense.

“LL Cool J, and his family, are safe and thank everyone for their thoughts and concern,” his representative said. “As a father, husband and citizen, he is committed to keeping his family safe and is cooperating with authorities on this private matter.”

LL Cool J, who rose to fame with the hit song “Mama Said Knock You Out” and portrays a special agent on the CBS drama “NCIS Los Angeles,” proved life imitates art and nabbed the alleged burglar inside his expansive Studio City house.

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