Biker Brawl Involving Ian Ziering in Los Angeles Raises Public Safety Concerns

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Ian Ziering recently found himself in the middle of a brawl with a group of bikers on New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles. Ziering, known for his role in “Beverly Hills, 90210”, was caught on video engaging in a physical altercation with several riders after his car was surrounded by about a dozen motorbike riders on Hollywood Boulevard.

The incident, captured on video by TMZ, showed Ziering exiting his vehicle and striking one of the riders who had pulled up directly in front of him. The situation quickly escalated into a brawl, with multiple riders throwing punches at him before he managed to escape onto the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Ziering was then listed as the victim in an official police report.

In an Instagram post on Monday night, Ziering explained that he had been approached aggressively by the riders while stuck in traffic. He then left his car to assess any damage, resulting in a physical altercation to protect himself. Ziering also revealed that his 10-year-old daughter was in the car with him at the time, but both of them were left unscathed.

The incident has left Ziering deeply concerned about the growing boldness of such groups and the need for effective law enforcement responses to such behavior. Ziering called the incident a larger issue of hooliganism on the streets and urged city officials and law enforcement to take decisive action against such lawlessness in order to prevent future occurrences.

Ziering’s ex-wife, Erin Ludwig, also responded to the incident, clarifying that it was their daughter, Penna, who was in the car with Ziering, after previous reports stated otherwise. The family has been thankful for the support they’ve received and stressed the importance of community safety in the face of such incidents.