The incident went down on Cinco de Mayo, Tahiry’s 38th birthday, after she got into a physical altercation with a woman who was staying in her New Jersey home.
According to arrest docs, Tahiry punched and scratched the woman in her face … and yanked her hair, leaving “reddish bruises” on the right side of her face.
Tahiry tells TMZ … SHE was the victim, and was merely defending herself. She claims she got home and the woman — whom she’d just recently allowed to stay with her — jumped her and started breaking stuff.
Tahiry was booked for assault and released the next day, but says she plans to press charges too.
We’ll say this, the ex-roomie probably stepped to the wrong chick. As ‘LHHNY’ fans know, Tahiry’s always down to throw down.