EXCLUSIVE: Singer DaniLeigh – mum of rapper DaBaby’s child – is arrested and charged with impaired driving and fleeing the scene of a Miami Beach car crash that left one person seriously injured
- DaniLeigh, 28, was arrested and charged with impaired driving, leaving the scene of an accident and causing bodily harm, in Miami Beach on Tuesday morning
- The singer, real name Danielle Leigh Curiel, was booked at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center was released on $9,500 bail
- The Miami-based entertainer, who shares a daughter with rapper DaBaby, was charged with common assault in November 2021 after he accused her of hitting him
Singer-turned-influencer DaniLeigh has been arrested for impaired driving in Miami in an alleged hit-and-run that left one person seriously injured, DailyMail.com has learned.
The 28-year-old entertainer, real name Danielle Leigh Curiel, was taken into custody around 8:15 a.m. Tuesday at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center near Miami International Airport after allegedly attempting to flee the scene of the accident.
She was convicted of three counts, including leaving the scene of an accident involving grievous bodily harm, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and injuring a person while driving under the influence. influence, according to arrest records.
According to a police report obtained by DailyMail.com, DaniLeigh, who began her career as a backup dancer, allegedly sped up and swerved in Miami Beach early in the morning before hitting a motorist on a moped.
Singer DaniLeigh, 28, was arrested Monday in Miami’s South Beach neighborhood for drunk driving, leaving the scene of an accident and causing bodily harm
The stars were first linked in 2020 after DaBaby featured DaniLeigh in his music video for Levi High. They are seen together at the 2019 BET Awards above
Officers administered a breath test after detecting the smell of alcohol during the stop, resulting in a blood alcohol level of 0.148, nearly double the legal limit.
The victim was taken to the Ryder Trauma Center in Miami where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries, including a kidney laceration and a spinal fracture.
She has since been released on $9,500 bond.
The incident comes two years after the Miami-based singer, who shares a 20-month-old daughter with controversial DaBaby, made headlines over an altercation involving her ex.
She has been charged with two counts of simple assault relating to two incidents in November 2021, when DaBaby – real name Jonathan Lyndale Kirk – called police claiming she assaulted him.
DaniLeigh shared a series of selfies and videos on her Instagram story hours before the alleged incident
The Miami-based singer has previously made headlines for her legal troubles involving controversial rapper DaBaby, with whom she shares a 20-month-old daughter.
Officers were first called to the property on Sunday, November 14, and no arrests were made, but returned the following day after the rap star made a second domestic violence complaint.
At the time, the 31-year-old rapper took to Instagram to livestream trying to evict his ex-partner from his North Carolina home, claiming he was recording her ‘for her safety’ .
DaniLeigh herself later shared her own video of police responding to DaBaby’s call on social media.
She is heard in the clip telling viewers that the Rockstar rapper was trying to kick her and their daughter, who was three months old at the time, out of the house.
“It’s so unfair this situation because all this time I’ve only been straight with this man and I’ve tried, tried, tried.”
“Nothing but genuine, pure love for this jump man,” she told cops.
DaniLeigh was first linked to DaBaby starring DaniLeigh in 2020 when she appeared in his music video for Levi High.
She is the daughter of Vicky Curiel, CEO of International Hub Records in Miami, Florida.