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Simon Cowell's Ex Attacked By 200-Pound Woman

May 20 2009, Published 12:52 p.m. ET

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Terri Seymour, the ex-girlfriend of American Idol's Simon Cowell, was attacked outside Los Angeles' Nokia theatre (where the show is taped) Tuesday night by a 200-pound woman who was subsequently taken into custody, according to officials.

According to police, she asked Seymour if her and Cowell were still a couple, then tried to choke her.

Janice Thibodeaux, 33, was arrested by the Los Angeles Police Dept.'s Central Division on felony battery charges at 7:15 p.m., and is being held on $52,703 bail, police told RadarOnline.com. Authorities tell us police actually witnessed the assault, and then chased the woman down.

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