Iggy Pop, “Godfather of Punk”, has another son in Berlin: Eric Benson (52). Yesterday Iggy-Junior stood before the district court of Tiergarten. The allegations: bodily harm and property damage.
Call file number. 238 Cs 190/20. Iggy Junior in the dock. Spider-thin legs, black coat.
Job? “Tour manager in the music business, looking for work.” Place of residence? Hotel in Charlottenburg, 30 euros / day. What does he live on? “Father sent money, that will soon be all,” the US citizen translates. “I have 500 euros a month.” Three children, he does not pay maintenance. Marital status? “Married.”
The daughter-in-law of Iggy Pop (74) is called Sandrina Kömm-Benson (47). The wedding was in 2015 in the BZ “The love of my life”, says the PR consultant, “We have been together for 24 years.” The Berlin businesswoman ignored warnings at the time.
Today she is in ruins, the divorce will die.
July 15, 2020 brought the barrel to overflowing: SHE was trapped in a door by her husband during a dispute (bodily harm), after which he demolished the apartment (property damage, 18,400 euros).
Iggy Junior received a penalty warrant and appealed: He feels innocent: “I wanted to slam the door behind her at the time, but she just stayed in the door. That was a sight, I’m sorry. Things broke when two men attacked me afterwards. They dragged me out of the bathroom and shouted: Don’t touch the woman! “
Judge: “How did they get into the apartment?” Iggy-Junior: “Don’t know, didn’t know them. Felt like I was about to be taught a lesson. Then I packed my bags and moved out. “
Judge: “Drugs, alcohol involved?” Iggy-Junior: “Absolutely no drugs! Only two or three beers. “
Doesn’t look good for Iggy Junior. Before the penalty is even higher, he prefers to withdraw the objection. The judgment is now final: 150 daily rates of 15 euros each for bodily harm and property damage, makes 2250 euros. But Iggy Senior will be happy …