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Flavor Flav chased fiancee's son (17) with knives

RAPPER Flavor Flav threw his fiancee to the floor twice and grabbed two knives as he chased and threatened to kill her 17-year-old son during an argument, police said.

The former Public Enemy rapper and reality TV star, whose real name is William Jonathan Drayton Jnr, cut his finger with one of the knives before police arrived and arrested him at his Las Vegas home.

Drayton (53) was jailed on $23,000 bail ahead of a court appearance today. He is charged with assault with a deadly weapon and domestic violence.

His girlfriend Elizabeth Trujillo (39) told police her earring was ripped out during an argument over infidelity. The teen wasn't injured.

Trujillo told police her son intervened after Drayton grabbed her and threw her to the ground. The teen wrestled with Drayton before Drayton grabbed two large knives and chased him.

Drayton, whose public persona includes wearing an oversized clock on his chest, was an original member of the rap group Public Enemy.