LOS ANGELES, CA – Former “Beverly Hills 90210” actor Ian Ziering found himself in a startling altercation with a group of mini-bike riders on Hollywood Boulevard on New Year’s Eve. The 59-year-old actor took to Instagram to share details of the incident, expressing his alarm and concern for the safety of himself and his 10-year-old daughter, Penna, who was present in the car during the confrontation.
Ziering revealed that the incident occurred while he was stuck in traffic, and one of the riders aggressively approached his car, leading to a physical altercation after Ziering exited the vehicle. A video of the incident showed the actor clashing with four bikers before making a swift exit across Hollywood Boulevard.
Expressing his relief that both he and his daughter were unharmed, Ziering also voiced his deep concern over the increasing boldness of such groups that disrupt public safety. He emphasized the need for effective law enforcement responses to such behavior, calling attention to the larger issue of hooliganism on the streets.
The actor, known for his advocacy against intimidation and misconduct, urged law enforcement to take decisive action in addressing these incidents. Meanwhile, his ex-wife Erin Ludwig, a registered nurse, posted on social media to address the incident and request privacy for her daughters in light of the misinformation surrounding the involvement of her children.
Ziering shares custody of Penna and 12-year-old daughter Mia with Ludwig, and the incident comes as the latest challenge in what has been a difficult time for members of the “Beverly Hills, 90210” cast. The altercation, which took place at a famous Hollywood intersection, is under investigation by police, who are communicating with those involved to gather more information about the incident.
The altercation serves as a jarring reminder of the safety concerns on Hollywood Boulevard, and the need for measures to ensure public safety in the area. The incident comes at the end of a difficult year for the cast of “Beverly Hills, 90210,” with various personal and health struggles affecting its members.