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Edward Furlong of 'Green Hornet' arrested, broke, staying home

January 12, 2011 |  6:37 pm

Edward Furlong at the Green Hornet premiere Edward Furlong, the actor who just walked "The Green Hornet" premiere carpet Monday, is broke and staying home after his latest arrest Tuesday on suspicion of violating a restraining order requiring Eddie to stay 100 yards away from his estranged wife, Rachael Kneeland.

Nobody's saying that $75,000 for bail doesn't sting -- plus on Wednesday it was announced that he wouldn't be traveling to Mexico to promote the movie "This is Not a Movie." And he's reportedly a month behind on child support.

Furlong, 33, who started his movie career as the young John Conner in 1991's "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" and earned kudos for 1998's "American History X," was hit with the temporary restraining order in August after allegedly leaving threatening messages for Kneeland via voicemail and texts. A judge later put the order in force for three years.

Furlong "grabbed me, bruised me, pushed me ... left messages saying he would hire people to come and beat me with chains and bats. He is smoking cocaine and doing other various drugs. He is very unpredictable," Kneeland said in September in court documents obtained by People.

He allegedly violated the order in December by coming withing 50 yards of her, TMZ said Tuesday, and was taken into custody during a probation progress hearing. He made bail later in the day.

The couple, in the process of getting divorced, have a 4-year-old son together. In family court Wednesday morning on business unrelated to the restraining order (think, child support), the actor told the judge that despite his "Hornet" gig, he's broke, TMZ said -- something about having to give cuts to his manager, lawyer, publicist.

Furlong said that while appearing in family court without a lawyer, incidentally. 


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-- Christie D'Zurilla

Reuters contributed to this report.

Photo: Edward Furlong at "The Green Hornet" premiere in Hollywood on Jan. 10, 2011. Credit: Robyn Beck / AFP / Getty Images