Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen Was Arrested and Charged With Assault After He Allegedly Pushed His Wife

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Donald Fagen.

Donald Fagen, front man and co-founder of Steely Dan, has been charged with harassment and misdemeanor assault, according to reports. The 67-year-old musician was arrested Monday night at his Upper East Side home after he allegedly shoved his wife, Libby Titus, 68, into one of their marble window frames. “[Titus] and Fagen were involved in a verbal dispute, at which point he grabbed her by the arm and pushed her,” a spokesperson told Rolling Stone. “She fell, bruising her arm.” Because of the incident, Fagen received the two previously mentioned charges at a Tuesday arraignment. He was also released without bail, and his wife reportedly received an order of protection against him. It’s unclear if Titus, also a notable musician, sought any medical attention for her injuries, but she told the Post she won’t follow through with pressing charges because she and Fagen are “friends.” They’ve been married since 1993; Fagen has yet to comment.

Steely Dan’s Fagen Arrested on Assault Charge