The Actor and comedian TJ Miller, known for his roles in “Sillicon Valley” and the recently released comedy “Office Christmas Party” was arrested on Friday morning in Hollywood. According to officer Drake Madison and the Los Angeles Police Department, Miller was arrested around 1:00 a.m. after his Uber driver accused him of battery. It was noted that the driver made a citizen’s arrest, an arrest by an ordinary person without a warrant, before the police arrived and took him into custody. TJ was charged with battery and was released on Friday a few hours later, however, not on bail. He will have to appear in court to reconcile his differences and issues with the victim/driver.

What exactly caused the actor to lash out?

As to why the 35 year-old hit his Uber driver, according to TMZ, Miller and the driver got into an argument about Donald Trump, and, after exchanging some different opinions, TJ slapped the driver on the head. This all comes just two days before the "Critics’ Choice Awards" on Sunday, which TJ was set to host (and, as of now, will still be hosting).

His new comedy 'Office Christmas Party' released the same night he was arrested

That same night, the actor was photographed with his wife, actress Kate Gorney, as they attended the GQ Men of the Year party and the Vulture awards season party. Recently Miller has been highly promoting his new film about a group of employees who throw a crazy and epic office holiday party in an effort to save their company.

The movie also stars Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, and Kate McKinnon. The film premiered the same day as his arrest and is in theaters everywhere. You can catch TJ in the upcoming Movies “Emojimovie: Express Youself” (2017), “Ready Player One” (2018), and “How To Train Your Dragon 3” (2019).

The 22nd annual "Critics' Choice Awards" will air live this Sunday, December 11, on A&E. It will be interesting to see what the eventual outcome of this incident will be, and if it will have a potentially negative impact on Miller. For now, though, it seems to be business as usual.

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