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Lainie Kazan‘s lawyer Mark Werksman is speaking up about her arrest.
“Lainie is not a shoplifter. Nor has she ever left a Gelsons store without paying for her groceries,” Wekrsman informed E! News about the My Big Fat Greek Wedding star. “This was a misunderstanding by Gelsons employees who did not give her a chance to pay for her groceries before detaining her. We look forward to resolving these charges in court where we are confident she will be exonerated.”
The 77- year-old starlet, who played Toula Portokalos’ mommy in the 2002 funny movie and its 2016 follow up, was jailed previously today for supposedly taking groceries. TMZ reported Kazan took $180 worth of groceries from Gelson’s grocery store and declared she had actually supposedly attempted shoplifting prior to.
E! News has actually connected to Gelson’s for remark.
An authorities representative validated to E! News that Kazan was pointed out for shoplifting and launched however used no more information.