According to TMZ R&B singer Mario has been arrested for assaulting his mother. Shawntia Hardaway told police that her son was "throwing and damaging property" in addition to pushing her around. Mario allegedly shoved her around using his hands and forearms and pushed her eight feet across the room into a wall where she banged her head.
The Baltimore native was charged with 2nd degree assault and released on a $50,000 bond. Shawntia is a former heroin addict who has supported Mario's dream to sing since he was a child and she bought him a karaoke machine.