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Daniel 'Boobie' Gibson Arrested on Assault Charges

Keyshia Cole and Daniel Gibson attend the 2013 Essence Festival at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Keyshia Cole's husband, Daniel 'Boobie' Gibson, has been arrested on assault and battery charges.

According to TMZ, The professional basketball player turned himself in to police Monday morning and was released on $20,000 bond right before noon.

Gibson reportedly got into an altercation with a man while in New Orleans on July 8. The athlete is accused of punching the person and breaking his jaw during the incident. Gibson said the fight started because the man disrespected Cole in a "profane way" during her performance that night.

"We encountered a couple of people and I don't know what their motives or intentions were but they came off the wrong way," said Gibson in a statement. "This guy got real aggressive toward my wife and myself and I did what I felt was necessary to handle the situation."

The 27-year-old NBA free agent said he turned himself in to police because he believes he did nothing wrong.

"I have nothing to be ashamed of or hide."

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