The aspiring singer was taken into custody in Yuma, Arizona on Wednesday night (23Sep15).

He was subsequently booked for felony domestic violence, in addition to charges of aggravated harassment and failure to comply, reports

The nature of Clark's relationship to the alleged victim was unclear as WENN went to press.

He is being held at the Yuma County Detention Center and is due to face the counts in court on Thursday afternoon (24Sep15).

Clark appeared on the reality show's second season in 2003, but was dropped from the line-up after producers discovered he had tried to hide a prior arrest for a fight with his sister.

He was later rumoured to have enjoyed a secret affair with Idol judge Paula Abdul.