Eddie Kidd's wife charged with assault

Samantha Kidd alleged to have beaten former stunt star

THE wife of the former motorcycle stunt jumper – who suffered terrible brain injuries in a crash at the Bulldog Bash 16 years ago – has been charged with beating him six times between July and December 2012.

Samantha Kidd, a 44 year-old former Grange Hill actress, married Eddie, 53, two years ago. Under her bail conditions she now isn't allowed contact with him.

She's due to appear at Brighton Magistrates' Court on January 9.