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Mills' Allegations Against Paul

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10/18/2006 2:34 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has obtained a transcript of the allegations Heather Mills has made in court documents against her estranged husband, Paul McCartney. TMZ obtained the transcript from the Evening Standard, a London newspaper that broke the story.


10.1 The petitioner has been physically violent towards the respondent.

10.2 The petitioner has behaved in a vindictive, punitive manner towards the respondent, on occasion thereby exposing her to risk.

10.3 In breach of his promises to the respondent made when she agreed to marry him, the petitioner continued to use illegal drugs, and to consume alcohol to excess, throughout the marriage, thereby causing the respondent distress.

11.2 On one occasion in Los Angeles in or about the end of October or beginning of November 2002, in the presence of others, the petitioner (who was drunk) loudly pointed out that the respondent was in a "bad mood." (The respondent was unhappy because hostile comments had been made about her on the Barbara Walters show). When the petitioner and respondent got back to their house they began to argue about the petitioner's behaviour towards the respondent. The petitioner grabbed the respondent by the neck and pushed her over a coffee table. He then went outside, and in his drunken state he fell down a hill, cutting his arm (which remains scarred to this day).

11.3 On 12 May 2003 when the petitioner and the respondent were in a hotel in Rome and the respondent was four weeks pregnant, the petitioner behaved coldly and with indifference towards the respondent who was distressed by a derogatory newspaper article about her. An argument ensued between them in the bathroom during which the petitioner became angry and pushed the respondent into the bath. The respondent suffered shock and distress. Notwithstanding this, the petitioner procured the respondent's attendance at his concert that evening by instructing his staff to pester her until she relented.

11.4 On the same occasion, and following the concert, in a fit of pique because the respondent refused to go to the after-show party and instead dined privately at a restaurant with her sister and her personal female bodyguard, the petitioner directed the female bodyguard to abandon the respondent, leaving her exposed to the attentions of the hordes of fans (500,000 attending a free concert) in Rome at that time. At the end of the meal, the respondent was forced to take a 30-minute walk back to the hotel, no taxi being available and the car driven by the female bodyguard having been withdrawn from her use by the petitioner.

11.5 In Long Island in August 2003 the respondent asked the petitioner if he had been smoking marijuana. He became very angry, yelled at her, grabbed her neck and started choking her.

11.17 The respondent was delivered of her daughter by Caesarean section and was very tired after the birth. Despite this, the petitioner forced her to accompany him everywhere having no regard to her emotional or physical (and especially, her disability) needs. Indeed in this connection some two and a half years later (22 April 2006), shortly after the respondent's revision amputation surgery, she was forced to crawl on her hands and knees up aeroplane steps because they were not wide enough to take her wheelchair. The petitioner had assured the respondent that he had taken care of her disability needs in connection with thee trip (which he compelled her to take with him), but in fact he had not troubled to do so.

11.18 The petitioner often told the respondent when she was pregnant that he did not want her to breast-feed their child, making on occasion the comment "they are my breasts" and on another occasion, "I don't want a mouthful of breast milk." Notwithstanding this, the respondent did breast-feed Beatrice until, after six weeks, the petitioner's constant interrupting of her when breast-feeding (often in the presence of a midwife) had become so intolerable to her that she gave up. This made her feel very miserable and demoralised.

11.19 On 19 November 2005, the petitioner required the respondent to defer an essential and once-cancelled operation on her leg for two months because it would have interfered with his holiday plans.

11.20 The respondent was expected to prepare two dinners every night, one for the child of the family and one for the petitioner. The petitioner did not like the respondent to be assisted in the preparation of his meals, despite her disability. Even when the respondent had a broken pelvic plate in December 2003 the petitioner insisted that she cook for him while she was on crutches, could barely move and was in agony.

11.21 The petitioner refused to allow the respondent to get out of bed before he was ready to get up in the morning even though she would wake up early and wished to use the time for essential physiotherapy for her leg and to attend to emails and administrative tasks before the staff arrived or their child woke up.

11.24 The respondent often needs to go to the bathroom during the night, when he prosthetic limb is not fitted and so has to crawl to the bathroom on her hands and knees. This causes calluses and scrapes on her knees. She asked the petitioner if she could buy an antique bedpan to keep under the bed and use at night if necessary (whilst he was asleep) so as to avoid her having to struggle. The petitioner objected vociferously, saying that it would be like being in "an old woman's home."

11.25 Throughout the marriage, the petitioner refused to allow the respondent to use his beautiful spare office in New York, on the floor beneath their apartment, in a building owned by the petitioner; he told her that he did not want her to have an office in the same building. This was notwithstanding that she wanted to work on charity matters during Beatrice's two-hour nap and also be near to Beatrice in case she woke up. Using the office in the apartment block would also have meant that the respondent could have created a creche area in part of the office for Beatrice to play in for part of the time. The respondent could not understand the petitioner's refusal as he allowed his staff to work in the spare office if necessary, but he remained firm in his view. At the end of September or the beginning of October 2005, the petitioner reluctantly agreed to provide he with alternative office space in the city but in the even insisted that she sue and office that was far too small for any sensible purpose and was 20 minutes' walk away, which meant the respondent would have to leave Beatrice behind during her nap. When the respondent went to view it, she was chased by paparazzi, and was so demoralised by the experience she never used the office. The petitioner called her "an ungrateful bitch" in front of their driver when she explained why the office was not right for her. The petitioner made his position known in front of other people, including staff, which caused the respondent to feel insignificant and humiliated.

11.26 The petitioner promised the respondent that he would protect her and support her in relation to adverse press reports but has failed to do so on numerous occasions, when he has been in a position to do so. In mid-November 2004 the respondent was warned that a forthcoming article about her was to appear in the Sunday Times magazine and included the line "the best thing that ever happened to Heather Mills McCartney was losing her leg" which was distressing and vulgar press commentary. As the petitioner had been asked to participate in the half-time entertainment for the Superbowl on Fox TV owned by Rupert Murdoch (who also owns the Sunday Times), the respondent asked the petitioner to tell Mr Murdoch that he would not confirm his participation in the Superbowl unless he agreed not to run the deeply unpleasant story. However, the petitioner refused to assist the respondent in this way, announced his involvement in the Superbowl and therefore the Sunday Times had no reason not to publish the story.

11.27 The difficulties in the marriage came to a head at the end of April 2006 On Tuesday 25 April 2006, following an operation on the respondent's amputated leg, an argument occurred during which the petitioner poured the balance of a bottle of red wine over the respondent's head and then threw what remained in his wine glass at the respondent. The petitioner then reached to grab the respondent's wine glass, and broke the bowl of the glass from the stem. He then lunged at the respondent with the broken, sharp stem of the wine glass, which cut and pierced the respondent's arm just below the elbow, and it began to bleed profusely. He proceeded to manhandle the respondent, flung her into her wheelchair and wheeled it outside, screaming at her to apologise for "winding him up." The respondent still bears the scar of the assault.

11.28 On Wednesday 26 April 2006, at about 8pm, the respondent asked the petitioner not to leave her alone with Beatrice at the Cabin (because it is isolated in the middle of a forest). She had just had surgery on her leg (a revision amputation), was in a wheelchair, and was anxious about her ability to cope by herself. Notwithstanding this, he walked off. The respondent then telephoned the petitioner, and asked him to return. The petitioner mocked her please, mimicking the voice of a nagging spouse, and refused to return. (Later, she alleges, she) pulled him, staggering, towards the ground-floor bathroom, undressed him, ran the bath and helped him into it. She then phoned the petitioner's psychiatrist for advice and he told her not to attempt to move him (she might otherwise "do herself an injury"), to get a duvet and two pillows, to empty the bath of water, cover him, and leave hi m there. The respondent thereupon dragged herself upstairs, on her hands and knees, she was unable to wear a prosthetic leg as the wound from the surgery had not yet healed), and brought back down the duvet and pillows. She found that the petitioner had vomited on himself. She rinsed him off, and (worried that he might choke if he vomited again in the night, unattended), she got him out of the bath, dried him, and dragged him upstairs to bed. At that time, the respondent also had a broken plate in her pelvis, and she was in agony; she also feared the exertions would cause the stitches from her pelvic scar revision operation to burst.

11.29 On Thursday 27 April 2006 the respondent knew that the petitioner would be too hungover to help her with Beatrice and due to her own incapacity as a result of the recent operation, she had to call the babysitter to ask if she could come to help at 7.45am in getting Beatrice into the car and to the nursery. The respondent went with the babysitter to drop Beatrice at the nursery and collect her later that day. When she returned, the petitioner had woken up and tried to make a joke of the incident the night before. The respondent appeased him, as she reared what would happen otherwise. That evening the petitioner drank very little (a half bottle of wine) and went to bed. The following day, Friday 28 April 2006, the petitioner wen to London but said he would be back in time to help the respondent put Beatrice to bed. He did not arrive back at her bedtime, even though he know the respondent could not cope on her own. The respondent had to ask a friend to help put Beatrice to bed. At 10pm the petitioner returned home staggering drunk and slurring his words, demanding his dinner. The respondent stated that it was on the stove but that she would not be cooking for him again, as he had no respect for her. The petitioner called her "a nag" and went to bed. That evening the respondent realised the marriage had irretrievably broken down and left, crawling on her hands and knees whilst dragging her wheelchair, crutches and basic personal possessions to the car.

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Oh my god. She making huge mountains out of small mole hills. Geeze every time she got a bruise it's Paul's fault? Supposedly she has several witnesses since the staff and nanny are all mentioned, so we'll see how this plays out.

2928 days ago


Poor Heather spends too much time crawling on her hands and knees. Where are your CRUTCHES? She must be some strong broad to be able to retrieve Paul, in a drunken stage at that, out of the tub and upstairs to the bedroom....ALL ON HER HANDS AND KNEES! If I were capable of that, I would be capable of putting him in his place by knocking the snot out of him!

Sorry, Heather, no tears from me.

2928 days ago


Hmmm all of the dragging and crawling she has done sounds like she just might be super woman...if she was so strong as to drag her wheelchair, belongings, crutches and whatnot behind her to the car she should have been able to stand at the stove and make dinner for her husband...and praytell why are we just now hearing of all this alleged abuse???? Gee...maybe because she thinks it will get her more money.....she needs help of the mental health kind.....praying she gets it before she continues with her sorry excuse of a story...

2928 days ago


There's probably a small bit of truth in everything Heather's accusing Paul of, but it's mostly blown way out of proportion just to win her support and sympathy. Without Paul, she's nothing and there's no way she should be able to walk away with anything other than half of their combined earnings accumulated during their marriage.

2928 days ago


Boo hoo. What a cry baby. She should be ashamed.

2928 days ago


Did you notice how much she complains because Paul doesn't get as upset as she feels he should over alleged mistreatement at the hands of the press. It's obvious the soon to be ex_lady McCartney loves to whine and if her whining is not met with immediate reaction she'll make it an even bigger deal. And where ARE her crutches? I wouldn't want a bucket of sh*t or pee under my bed either. It stinks. And Paul LOVED when Linda breast fed, but not Heather??????? Sir Paul is probably an egotistical a**hole, but Heather is a psycho from Hell.

2928 days ago


OK- I'm a crazed Beatles fan, starting off.
I believe he may have done some abusive stuff, whilst drunk or stoned. Come on's Paul McCartney. He's been on drugs for decades.

I DO believe that most of the allegations Mills is presenting are blown out of proportion. You can see that just by reading them. Having to crawl a lot, being able to carry her passed out husband upstairs but NOT being able to deal with her little child....obviously exaggerated.
And it's kind of sick to see her playing the disabled card.
The woman has one good leg, a decent prosthesis, and a wheelchair. She manages to get around just fine.

2928 days ago


You're no Linda McCartney, Heather. You never will be! Please take a long drive in an Aston Martin, and hopefully you will not be as lucky as Mr. McCartney was when he drove one!


2928 days ago


This bitch is such a liar if he did all this sh*t to her like drunken rages of violence why did she not divorce him in 2002. Stella was so right I am sure if she was not pregant now she would say something heather. He was married to linda for 30some years so why did he become so violent after her death? He raised three daughters why? would he be violent towards women. Also I went to his last concert and he told a story about how he did not like to drink very much? Why would he lie to a Million people?

2928 days ago


Oh, come on! Does she really want people to believe this? That she just has surgery and did not have a nurse or someone to help her with the Beatrice?! and that they are sooo poor that they had no help with the baby? and she was alwasy on her hands and about exploting her own handicappness!! Oh , the worst is the end...that she took her personal belongings to the car? what about her daughter? didn't she need help before? and suddenly she can pack her stuff in her hands and knees ?! and leave him..?!
ah..and that AGAIN....crawling on her hands and knees she pulled him out of a bathtub and carried him upstairs? Please Heather get real! You need help! Nobody knows what really happens inside a marriages...but?!

2928 days ago


Heather is a very disturbed individual, and I believe a golddigger He had a great marriage to Linda what was he thinking????? I hope she gets nothing I feel bad for the child, but we do stupid things in overwhelming grief.

2928 days ago


What's up with all this pitiful dragging herself around and "crawling on her hands and knees" crap? We all know she works out regularly with her personal trainer, and she obviously has good upper body strength. I just tried going up and down my stairs with only one leg, and it wasn't particularly difficult, in fact, it was sort of fun! I certainly was not "crawling". I love the part where she is not only crawling, but "dragging her wheelchair and crutches" while doing so! Ha! This is shameless bullsh*t. Lastly, what is up with the misspellings and grammar errors? I thought she hired one of the top lawyers England has to offer? Crazy!

2928 days ago


I do believe many of the allegations Ms. Mills is spewing are blown out of proportion. You can see that just by reading them. Having to carry her passed out husband upstairs TOTALLY exaggerated.
Has everyone forgot her condesending ways to everyone who interviews her?!?!
The woman has one good leg, a prosthesis, and a wheelchair; that's more than a lot of disabled people have.
And it's kind of sick to see her playing the disabled card.
Yet there are always 2 sides to every story...and we shall see....

2928 days ago


It doesn't make sense. They are soo rich...why couldn't she just hire someone to carry her everywhere.

They obviously had a troubled marriage but it sounds like she over exagerated these events out of anger & is not fessing up to what a bitch she had probably been to him.

He is probably not over his first wife & should have never remarried.

2928 days ago


If Paul wanted Arm Candy, he could have done A LOT better than Heather.

I don't understand: If she was so disabled (i.e., could NOT even STAND, only CRAWL), then how would she be able to drag a 180 lb man around. I don't get it:

She said that she "pulled Paul, staggering, towards the ground-floor bathroom, undressed him, ran the bath and helped him into it. ... she got him out of the bath, dried him, and dragged him upstairs to bed. ."

Why don't her lawyers tell her that her story is NOT believeable ?
Heather doesn't have a leg to stand on...

2928 days ago
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