Daytime Emmy winner wanted for allegedly stabbing tenant over Oscar jokes

Posted Monday, September 14, 2015 12:10:32 PM
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Daytime Emmy award-winning producer Andre Bauth is being accused of stabbing one of his tenants after Oscar jokes were made.

Andre Bauth, who won a Daytime Emmy award earlier this year for his producing work on The Bay, is wanted for allegedly stabbing Clayton Haymes, a tenant who lives in a property Bauth manages.

Haymes claims that when he and a group of friends returned home from dinner and drinks on September 8, Bauth told them he would win five Oscars some day. The group chuckled over the producer's boastful claims, which reportedly prompted him to go on the attack. Haymes says that Bauth chased him into a room with a knife and stabbed him in the lung, after which Bauth took off. He has been missing ever since. The LAPD is still on the hunt for the Colombian-born producer, who has been charged with attempted murder.

"I just don't understand why he would want to do this to me 'cause we're friends," the 23-year-old stabbing victim told CBS News. "I was terrified for my life. I'm just happy to be alive."

The Bay's executive producer, Gregory Martin, said in a statement that Bauth was only a nominally credited producer on the online series and that he and the rest of The Bay's creatives have not been in contact with him in months. "Any time Andre Bauth visited the set, he was always a very nice guy, so this news comes to us as completely unexpected," Martin states. "This is terrible news and we hope everything gets resolved quickly."

In an ironic set of circumstances, Haymes and Bauth both worked together on a film called El Landlord (currently in post-production), which is about a man who rents out his home and kills his tenants.

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