The Los Angeles city attorney has charged , former host of “Soul Train,” in connection with two domestic incidents involving his wife last month.
Cornelius was charged with spousal battery, city attorney spokesman Frank Mateljan said Friday.and dissuading a witness from making a police report, all misdemeanors,
The married 72-year-old producer was taken to jail last month after police were called to his Hollywood Hills home following a report of domestic dispute.
Cornelius was released on $50,000 bail. He could face up to one year in prison for each of the five.