Jean-Claude Van Damme’s youngest son has been arrested after a violent altercation

Actor Jean-Claude Van Damme raises his fist in celebration while arriving with his wife Darcy LaPier at the premiere of his latest movie, "Sudden Death" in Los Angeles, Thursday, Dec. 14, 1995. (AP Photo/Michael Caulfield)

Videos by Rare

Videos by Rare

The arrest of action movie star Jean-Claude Van Damme’s youngest son has sparked conversation as the 21-year-old’s mugshot circulates on social media.

RELATED: Jean-Claude Van Damme dances his way into our hearts by recreating his iconic “Kickboxer” scene

Nicholas Van Varenberg, bearing the real last name of Van Damme, was reportedly arrested on Sunday in Tempe, Ariz., for pulling a knife on his roommate. According to TMZ’s account, police arrived on the scene and discovered a trail of blood leading to Van Varenberg’s apartment. He had also punched an elevator in the building.

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office

The cops investigated and left, but returned when the roommate ran downstairs to say he’d been threatened at knifepoint. Police returned and found the knife in question, as well as marijuana.

Van Varenberg had his mugshot taken at the Maricopa County Sheriff’s office, where he was booked on a host of charges, including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, unlawful imprisonment, marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

RELATED: Gun instructor takes on action hero Jean Claude Van Damme in epically explosive firefight

Van Varenberg is the son of Jean-Claude Van Damme and ex-wife Darcy LaPier. It’s not immediately clear if Van Varenberg will face jail time.


What do you think?

A family is devastated after all three of their sons take their own lives

Donald Trump’s debt ceiling agreement with Democrats is straight out of “The Art of the Deal”