OMG Jam

LL Cool J comes out on top during scuffle with home invader

Jam: Spotlight on Music Stars

View photo

.

LL Cool J (Getty Images)

Burglars take note: It's not a good idea to break into the home of someone who wrote the song "Mama Said Knock You Out."

Early Wednesday morning, LL Cool J busted a burglary suspect who had broken into his Los Angeles home. The actor-rapper, whose real name is James Todd Smith, discovered the man just before 1 a.m., when the alarm system in his Studio City residence was tripped. A scuffle ensued, but the "NCIS: Los Angeles" star — whose arms (and abs!) are legendary in Hollywood — took down the trespasser and detained him while one of his daughters called 911.

When officers arrived, they took the man — whose name has not been released — into custody. The suspect, who will be arrested on suspicion of burglary, had minor bruises.

It's really no surprise tough guy LL Cool J — who has shared his fitness secrets in books including "LL Cool J's Platinum Workout" and has one of the most chiseled bodies in the biz — was uninjured during the fracas. Further, nothing was taken from the home, which he shares with his wife, Simone, and four children: a son Najee, 22, and daughters Italia, 21, Samaria, 17, and Nina, 11.

When reached for comment about the incident, a rep for LL Cool J told omg!: "LL Cool J and his family are safe and thank everyone for their thoughts and concern. As a father, husband, and citizen, he is committed to keeping his family safe and is cooperating with authorities on this private matter."

More celebrity features on Yahoo!:

Follow omg! on Twitter

How does seeing Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Shakira, Usher, and many more in concert sound? omg! is giving you an opportunity to attend the SOLD OUT iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas on Sept 21 and 22. Don't miss your chance to win — enter now!

View Comments