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Published:April 15th, 2013 12:40 EST

Pippi Longstocking (Tami Erin) Beats Male Roommate Over Pizza: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

`Pippi Longstocking` actress Tami Erin was arrested after she allegedly got into a fight with her roommate over pizza, police said.


Erin, best known for her title role in the 1988 movie "The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking,` was arrested Thursday on suspicion of assault, the Contra Costa Times of Walnut Creek, Calif., reported."


Children of all ages were fascinated by Tami Erin`s role as Pippi Longstocking. Pippi and her horse, Alfonso, and her pet monkey, Mr. Nilsson, inspired millions of kids to be spunky, imaginative and creative.

In real life Tami has served as a UNICEF Ambassador, and she was the Special Guest Speaker at Children`s Day at the United Nations.

Alas, now she will be remembered for getting into a fight over a slice of pizza with her male roommate. Pippi my dear, you should have let the clod have that last piece of pizza.

Pipi Longstocking, you pigtailed, freckled monster!

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