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Shannon Noll arrested outside an Adelaide strip club

He was robbed of one Australia's biggest accolades and now well-over a decade later, Shannon "Nollsy" Nolls is making headlines for all the wrong reasons.

By Chloe Lal
Shannon Noll

In the early hours of Sunday morning, the voice behind 2004's number one anthem What About Me was arrested and charged with two counts of assault.

Police confirmed that the 41-year-old, who has since been bailed, was involved in an incident right outside Adelaide's gentleman's club, the Crazy Horse Revue.

The Australian Idol runner-up was in the South Australia for a performance at a music festival in Mannum, east of Adelaide.

Nine News has since obtained footage of the incident, which shows Shannon talking to the strip club's security guards.

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Shannon was the very first runner-up in the inaugural season of Australian Idol back in 2003
Shannon was the very first runner-up in the inaugural season of Australian Idol back in 2003

Alstair Longmuir witnessed everything unfold.

Chatting to Nine, he recounted how Shannon got kicked out of the establishment.

“He got really aggressive, and kept being like ‘I’m Shannon Noll, let me back into the Crazy Horse’, and punched a security guard. Then four policemen pinned him down and took him away in a police car.”

The venue prides itself as the Home of Miss Nude Australia, with their website boasting that it “brings you the most luscious international performers.”

With a backing like that, it's no wonder such a ruckus was created.

Shannon will appear at the Adelaide Magistrates Court on February 24.

Shannon, pictured with his wife Rochelle Ogston, is yet to comment about the incident.
Shannon, pictured with his wife Rochelle Ogston, is yet to comment about the incident.

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