July 28, 2016  

Derek Hough of 'DWTS' Nearly Calls Police Over Fender Bender

October 20, 2011 (4:29 am) GMT
The older brother of Julianne Hough gets involved in a minor car accident outside the 'Dancing with the Stars' afterparty, but decides not to make a scene in front of the paparazzi.

got involved in a minor fender bender last Tuesday, October 18, and apparently came close to calling police. The incident happened outside STK, where the "" cast were throwing an after-show party. The pro dancer was waiting to valet his Audi when he got rammed by another man in a Porsche.

Speaking of the accident that left his car with a few scrapes, the 26-year-old told Marc Malkin of E! the next morning, "He hit me, and then he tried to kind of see me, and he pretty much nearly hit me again!" He continued on recalling that when the man got out of his car, "he was like, 'Dancing With the Stars! Derek Hough!' "

During the chat, the older brother of admitted that he "was kind of contemplating whether to call the cops or not." In the end, he decided not to. As for the reason why, he noted that paparazzi were around. "I didn't want to make a scene in front of the paparazzi," he explained.

Neither Derek nor the other driver was injured. A paparazzi video shows that the two exchanged information right after the accident.



TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. 'The Walking Dead' Was Supposed to End in Alexandria, but It Has Changed
  2. Disney's New 'Nutcracker' Movie Casts Mackenzie Foy as Clara
  3. Video: Kanye West Disses Taylor Swift While Crashing Drake's Concert
  4. Ben Affleck Risks His Life in New 'The Accountant' Trailer
  5. An Uber Driver Failing to Recognize Lorde Brags About Another Celebrity Passenger
  6. Scott Disick and Khloe Kardashian Make Fun of Dating Rumors While Posing for a Selfie
  7. Demi Lovato and Joe Jonas Bring 'Camp Rock' Back to D.C. Concert. See Their Onstage Reunion
  8. Is Lindsay Lohan Really Pregnant? See Picture of Her Smoking in Sardinia