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Tareq Salahi

"Devastated" by Wife's Liaison

With Journey Guitarist

9/15/2011 6:53 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Tareq Salahi
is telling friends, he feels "betrayed" by Journey guitarist Neal Schon, a trusted friend who has hooked up -- again -- with his wife, Michaele.

Tareq is saying he considered Neal and his band members "best friends."  The band recently came to his winery in Virginia and played for free and even stayed with Tareq and Michaele.

And there's more.  Two weeks ago, Tareq and Michaele went to a Journey concert in Virginia and hung backstage with Neal and a woman named Ava, whom Tareq believes is Neal's wife.

Tareq has been crying hysterically, saying he feels as if his life is over because Michaele is all he lived for.

TMZ broke the story ... contrary to Tareq's belief that his wife had been kidnapped, Michaele was hooking up with Neal in Tennessee, bouncing from Journey concert to Journey concert.

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46.

aquanet    

Can TMZ please stop laking about these atention whores. They are famous for party crashing and they are trying to drag ut their 15 minutes to 2 hours. Please make it stop.

1136 days ago
47.

Julie    

These two are such stunt queens, I don't believe any of this story. I've also completely lost interest.

1136 days ago
48.

uh-yeah    

...coming up next on Desperate to Stay Relevant in Beverly Hills (We made the rent, right?)...

Awesome banner, btw :)

1136 days ago
49.

DirtySouth    

This guy is stupid. Act like a man. But, given all that he's gone through: going into bankruptcy, pretending to be someone he's not, etc., why did he think his wife would not leave him eventually. Dude, you're a loser, and you thought that being "best friends" with a rock star wouldn't get your wife f*****ed. She's as much a loser as you, but she's still not bad looking. And given her low self esteem, she's probably happy being a notch on Journey's belt. Believe me, if she's doing the lead, it'll be just a matter of time until she's breaking out the kneepads to service the rest of the band (and probably at the same time.) Then, she'll probably get knocked up and come back to you. And you'll be happy to be a cuckold.

1136 days ago
50.

Kari    

How could he be surprised his wife betrayed him? Their whole life is one big lie/con game.

1136 days ago
51.

Sandi    

I think it is pretty dirty that she could not at least tell her husband she was leaving him before going off. Not classy at all, but then again look who we are talking about. Neil is no better getting invloved with a married women. I guess peoples values have gone to heck in a hand basket these days. However, true to fame whore values this made alot more publicity then a simple "It's over" story right? This is how i feel not just with these people but with all people.. IF YOUR GONNA BE WITH SOMEONE ELSE THEN JUST TELL YOUR SPOUSE AND LEAVE

1136 days ago
52.

om namoh shiva     

OM NAMOH SHIVA ....!

God loves all the people of this world ......remember God will be there Always ..............you just have to call out to him !
http://www.omnamohshiva.blogspot.com/

1136 days ago
53.

Truth    

DAMN, BOTH TAREQ, HIS DOUCHE BAG WIFE, AND THE HAS BEEN D-LISTED BAND JOURNEY NEED TO COMMIT MASS SUICIDE ONCE AND FOR ALL. #LAME. WHO CARESSS REALLY??? TRUTH!!!

1136 days ago
54.

Celticwonder99    

Hold the phone....didn't Neil Schon get married to Eva Fabian in Paris this past July? Certainly if Neil and the other Journey member's are BFF's, numb nuts would KNOW who this "Ava woman" is. Smells like a publicity stunt to me too, like the Simmons/Tweed "yah right" breakup...bet these 2 are also pitching a new reality TV show. Why do I read this crap?? Cuz' I love TMZ!!!

1136 days ago
55.

T. Bag Jones    

I cannot stop laughing at this story. Every time I see or hear his tearful plea I almost wet myself. The fact that she was/is at a Journey concert makes it even more hilarious. Five bucks says there will be a sex tape released of her and Neal. Ewww...for all of us.

1136 days ago
56.

ej    

they played for free and stayed at the winery? lol guess Tariq just found out it wasn't free, she paid with that booty, narrow booty.

1136 days ago
57.

Jackie    

LOL...Another bimbo is showing her true colors.

1136 days ago
58.

carol    

This is too ridiculous to be real. Grifters - both of them. So hope this is real - they deserve each other - both losers - didn't he try to screw over his own mother - KARMA - not to mention you are ugly as sin.

1136 days ago
59.

pimpc    

Damn bro.. I feel bad for you man. Keep your head up.

1136 days ago
60.

Cravin Morehead    

Neal Schon is an interesting guy, for those of you who don't know who he is. He began playing guitar at age 5. He was invited to join Santana as a teenager and became Carlos Santana's lead guitarist at age 15. Neal was also asked by Eric Clapton to join Derek and the Dominos, but turned him down because of his commitment to Santana.

He is the only member of Journey to play on all their albums. If you get a chance listen to the song "Of a Lifetime" on Journey's first album. The talent is undeniable...the judgment questionable getting mixed up with this nitwit!

1136 days ago
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