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Kim Zolciak-Biermann’s father Joseph arrested for battery after altercation with wife in Florida

Kim Zolciak-Biermann’s estranged father Joseph arrested for battery after physical altercation with wife Karen at their home in Florida

  • Joseph was booked for misdemeanor battery at the Escambia County Jail in Pensacola, according to Page Six 
  • Officers reported on arrival that Karen was ‘highly intoxicated’ and she later admitted to drinking two glasses of wine
  • The couple reportedly engaged in a verbal dispute after Karen found Joseph talking to a female neighbor
  • Kim, who found fame starring on Real Housewives of Atlanta from 2008-13, admitted in 2019 that she doesn’t speak to her parents


Kim Zolciak-Biermann’s estranged father Joseph was arrested for battery on Monday evening following a physical altercation with his wife Karen.

Joseph was booked for misdemeanor battery at the Escambia County Jail in Pensacola Florida, according to Page Six. 

At one point, Zolciak ‘pushed her, causing her to fall and hit the right side of her head on an antique table.’ 

Officers reported on arrival that Karen was ‘highly intoxicated’ and she later admitted to drinking two glasses of wine. She was later transported to the West Florida Hospital.  

Trouble: Kim Zolciak-Biermann’s estranged father Joseph was arrested for battery on Monday evening following a physical altercation with his wife Karen

He was released Tuesday night on a $1,000 bond and has a court date set for Nov. 29.

The couple reportedly engaged in a verbal dispute after Karen found Joseph talking to a female neighbor, which upset his wife.  

Joseph had been ‘ignoring her and watching TV in the bedroom’ before emerging from his room and attempting to talk to her.  

Kim, who found fame starring on Real Housewives of Atlanta from 2008-13, admitted in 2019 that she doesn’t speak to her parents

‘I don’t talk to my parents,’ Zolciak said on an episode of Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen.

‘But I talk to my brother and no, my brother doesn’t talk to them either … so that was comforting to find that out.’

Reality star: Kim, who found fame starring on Real Housewives of Atlanta from 2008-13, admitted in 2019 that she doesn't speak to her parents; seen in 2020

Reality star: Kim, who found fame starring on Real Housewives of Atlanta from 2008-13, admitted in 2019 that she doesn’t speak to her parents; seen in 2020

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