The loved celebrity who is known for his adulated and accolades for his culinary skills found himself in an unwanted territory when he was arrested for alleged domestic violence. Top Chef winner, Paul Qui was arrested and was charged by his girlfriend for a reported assault. Although the event down and out in the media, he is still facing the consequences as he battles the lawsuit.
Arrest for Domestic Violence!
The Season 9 winner of the cooking competition, Top Chef got arrested on March 19, 2016, for an alleged assault on then-girlfriend, Stephanie Rodriguez. The lady claimed that she was stopped from leaving Austin Texas and was pulled out of the bed.
Paul accused his friends of flirting with his girlfriend while the report also claims that his friend asked Stephanie to partake in group sex that also involved cocaine. The night turned out to be quite a violent one as blood shred was found all over the walls and the floor.
The Chef got arrest for the two charges that include unlawful restraint and assault on a family member on the very day. The food lover got released on the same day after filling a cost of $20000 bond. As of for now, Paul is still avoiding the controversy as the final hearing about the domestic violence charges has not been finalized.
Is Paul Still In A Relationship With His Girlfriend?
As his wiki suggests, the affair between Paul and his girlfriend Stephanie Rodriguez could have probably ended after their physical altercation. Apart from the picture that they took six years ago, the pair has never posted any of their present photos together that will question they have parted ways.
The adorable duo was dating each other for a year and had been living with each other for almost eight months. But the factual detail on their dating spree is nowhere to be found. It was back in 2012 that the Paul and his girlfriend were spotted at an event where he was honored as the best chef in Southwest.
Paul Qui with his girlfriend, Stephanie on May 7, 2012 (Photo: Facebook)
Talking about his sexual orientation, Paul is very much straight. He is not a gay, and his previous affair with a lady has never questioned his sexual preference.
What Is Paul Currently Doing For Now?
Paul is presently rolling into a new restaurant named Kuneho which got shuttered back in the summer of 2016 due to his arrest warrant. After his arrest, Paul went a couple of months to the rehab and then came back to the place that shortly opened in 2017.
He was one of the most loved celebrity chefs after he won the Season 9 of popular cooking competition, ‘Top Chef’ back in 2011. As of now, Paul has been battling his legalities with a strong will as the hearing proceedings have not been finalized yet.
Paul Qui celebrates his birthday on August 14. The Chef was born in the year 1980 in Manila, the Philippines that makes him 37 years of age. Paul attended his high school in Springfield, Virginia as he moved to the United States as a child. The Pastrycook stands an elevated height and belongs to Philippian ethnicity.