Domestic assault case against Michelle Branch dismissed

Posted at 7:06 AM, August 26, 2022 and last updated 10:16 AM, June 12, 2023

By Kelly Broderick

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A domestic assault case against singer Michelle Branch has been dismissed.

Michelle Branch (Metro Nashville PD)

The musician was charged with domestic assault by Metro Nashville police on August 11 following an incident involving her husband.

Branch told police on August 11 that she and her husband are having marital issues and had been arguing. While the argument began at another location, it continued as they arrived home, she said.

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The argument escalated and Branch admitted that she slapped him “one to two times.”

Her husband was interviewed by police and said he was slapped during the argument.

Charges against her were dropped on August 24 and the case was closed.

This story was originally published Aug. 25 by WTVF in Nashville, an E.W. Scripps Company.