Howard ‘threatened suicide’
Terrence Howard’s ex-wife has reportedly made fresh allegations against the actor in legal documents obtained by TMZ.
The 44-year-old Iron Man actor officially got divorced from Michelle Ghent in May after she claimed he assaulted her.
In court documents reportedly obtained by TMZ, Michelle alleges the pair were involved in a violent dispute in a Toronto hotel room April 2013 during which he allegedly put an X-Acto blade to his wrist after she confronted him about cheating.
“Ghent claims Howard also pretended to hang himself with a belt - and told her, "I'm just thinking if I should kill you first before killing me,’” the website claims.
The Oscar-nominated star’s former spouse claims he continued to allude to suicide in a series of text messages in the days after the purported incident.
“In one, Terrence allegedly said he wishes he ‘wasn't such a coward and that I had the courage to finish what should have been accomplished in the abortion clinic 44 years ago,’” TMZ claims.
In another SMS, the actor allegedly apologises and says he plans to seek treatment for “his addictions and emotional instability.”
Michelle was reportedly granted a temporary restraining order against Terrence last month after filing court documents in which she accused him of assaulting her seven days after they tied the knot in January 2010, and on multiple occasions since then.
Terrence accused Michelle of masing him during one of the alleged altercations and denied threatening Michelle in countering legal documents, the website reports.
Their divorce was finalised two weeks after the alleged brawl in Toronto.
Terrence has not yet publicly commented on the latest allegations.
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