Memphis talk show host arrested after violating order of protection, records show

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A local talk show host is behind bars after he violated an order of protection, police said.

On Jan. 7, the victim reported to Memphis Police that Thaddeus Matthews violated the active order of protection that had been put in place between the victim and Matthews, an affidavit said.

The victim also stated that he mentioned her on his Facebook page on Jan. 7.

Matthews has an active warrant that was issued on Jan. 5 for the charges of harassment and violation of an order of protection related to an incident with the victim, police said.

There is an active temporary protection case with a court date of Feb. 22 that will not allow Matthews to communicate with the victim because it would likely cause a nuisance or alarm, the affidavit said.

According to records, the victim showed police a screenshot of the post on Facebook of Matthews mentioning the victim by name and advised that it is placing her in fear for her safety and annoys her.

Matthews is due in court on Jan. 11, records show.