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Woman Busted Over "TikTok" Fight With Galpal

Quarantined pair's video dispute turned violent

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TikTok Battery

APRIL 15--Like many quarantined twentysomethings, a Florida Woman and her girlfriend were passing the day online yesterday when a “verbal altercation” over TikTok videos allegedly turned violent, leading to a domestic battery arrest.

According to cops, Ashley Stupi, 23, slapped her 24-year-old girlfriend “with open hands” during a scuffle Tuesday afternoon in the victim’s St. Petersburg apartment. The victim, cops reported, sustained “minor scratches on her arms and legs.”

The women had been arguing “over ‘Tik Tok’ videos” when the dispute escalated, according to an arrest affidavit. A cop noted that there is “video of a portion of the incident” between Stupi and the victim (who did not want to press charges).

Pictured above, Stupi was arrested on a misdemeanor domestic battery charge and booked into the Pinellas County jail.

Stupi and the victim, cops say, have been in an on-and-off relationship for three years. In January, the victim secured an order of protection against Stupi due to alleged dating violence.

Despite the court injunction, the victim told police she invited Stupi to move back in with her during the coronavirus quarantine.

While Stupi told police that she thought “the victim initiating contact would absolve her of any wrong doing,” she was also charged with violating the protection order. (2 pages)