January 17, 2021

Mississippi governor’s sign-language interpreter arrested

A man whose face has become familiar to tens of thousands of Mississippians during the COVID-19 pandemic was arrested Sunday.

Gregory Goldman, 52, who works as Gov. Tate Reeves’ sign-language interpreter, was arrested on a domestic violence charge, WAPT-TV reports.

Goldman was arrested without incident after a domestic argument with his girlfriend.

Goldman has regularly appeared in the governor’s news conferences about Mississippi’s fight against the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. His distinctive long hair has made him recognizable by many viewers.