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The TSA might want to raise their alert to Blonsky level.
Nikki Blonsky's airport-brawling father, Carl Blonsky, has finally been released from a Turks and Caicos jail after an appellate court approved his resubmitted request for bail.
The 53-year-old Blonsky, who has been locked up since his arrest on assault and inflicting grievous bodily harm back on July 29, was released Monday night after posting a $3,000 bond.
His attorney, Oliver Smith, told People the free man is currently on his way back to New York.
"We appealed on the grounds that Mr. Blonsky has some health problems," Smith said. "The appeal was successful [and] last night the court released him."
Just last week, the elder Blonsky was denied bail, despite his lawyer's in-court insistence that he suffered from various health problems, on the grounds that he, a foreigner, posed a significant flight risk.
"We look forward to court where my client can prove his innocence."
They won't have long to wait.
While his Hairspray-starring daughter, Nikki, has a trial date of Dec. 1, and America's Next Top Model arrestee Bianca Golden, is due back on Sept. 17, Blonsky himself is due to return to Providenciales Magistrates' Court one week from today, when his trial on the charges is set to begin.
If convicted on both counts, he faces up to five years in jail.