Don McLean Accepts Plea Deal in Domestic Violence Case Involving Now-Ex-Wife

Brian Rasic/WireImage“American Pie” singer/songwriter Don McLean pleaded guilty to assaulting his now-ex-wife, Patrisha, this past January, the Portland Press-Herald reports. The plea came Thursday as part of a plea deal in a Rockland, Maine court.

According to the newspaper, the 70-year-old musician pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of domestic violence assault, domestic violence criminal threatening, criminal mischief and criminal restraint. The court ruled that if McLean abides by the agreed-upon stipulations for one year, he will then be required to pay $1,000 for each count, while the domestic violence assault charge will be …read more

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