San Diego Charger Shawne Merriman has been accused of choking and physically restraining reality TV star Tila Tequila during a dispute this morning (September 6). Tila Tequila, born Tila Nguyun, called 911 around 3:45 this morning, to report an incident of domestic violence against Merriman. Nguyun was taken to a local hospital, where she was treated and released. Merriman was arrested for battery and false imprisonment and was given a bail of $58,000. Tila Tequila is represented noted attorney Scott Leemon Esq., who has worked with a number of rappers, including Busta Rhymes, Jim Jones and Tony Yayo. “Due to the serious nature of this matter, and out of respect for all domestic violence victims and defendants, Ms. Nguyen and her representatives will not be publically addressing the facts and circumstances of this incident,” Leemon told “The police and the district attorney’s office have a job to do and we do not want to interfere in any way that with that important function.” Sent from my wireless handheld device