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Terrence Howard

So, I Married a Violent Racist

12/20/2011 5:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Terrence Howard
says his estranged wife HATES black people ... and she would often call him names like, "monkey" and "n**ger" ... this according to new court docs obtained by TMZ.

Howard is in the middle of perhaps the nastiest divorce we've ever seen -- with both sides accusing the other of extreme violence and other hateful conduct.

Now, Howard has filed a new declaration in L.A. County Superior Court -- claiming Michelle inexplicably turned from a "loving, gentle" person ... into a monster ... who once threatened to have him killed by some violent Russians.

In the docs, Howard notes Michelle is NOT black -- and claims that when she would get upset, she would scream things like, "[I] never wanted to marry a n**ger in the first place" and "[I] definitely didn't want to be the step mother of some n**ger kids."

As TMZ first reported, Howard claims Michelle is trying to extort him over private recordings she allegedly stole from his personal computer -- and in the new docs, T.H. alleges his wife threatened to have him "clipped" if he went to police.

Howard says his wife once bragged, "I have a lot of Russian friends who would do it as a favor."

Howard also claims Michelle has jealousy issues -- and TWICE attacked him with a bottle after accusing Howard of talking with other women. Howard claims he never struck back.

Terrence has asked the court to issue a restraining order against Michelle. A hearing is set for January 17.

We reached out to Michelle's lawyer -- so far, no response.


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Please stop getting mad at people for dating outside of their races. It's a free country, and everyone has the right to do whoever they want. Black guys can date white women, asian women, etc. And black women can do the same. Just like white can date asian and asian can date latino. Who are we to judge?

1004 days ago


So, he was nice and sweet UNTIL they got married and she was nice and sweet UNTIL they got married? Interesting. The divorce aside, if she's threatening what he says about releasing private video, she's a complete c**t!!

1004 days ago


He should've choked that bitch out if she said that about his kids. Luckily he left her crazy a** before history repeats itself. Terrence's dad killed a man for calling his kids out of their names.

1004 days ago


This guy beat the crap out of his first wife so his credibility is a little low with me.

1004 days ago


some of these comments sound SO dumb...he's a mix of black and white and she's a mix of white and filipino & some of you are saying to "stick to your race". so bc he's half black that means it's the dominant race and he should only date black people? ugh..seriously disgusted with people on here...
this can happen even when two people of the same race date...u can attack religious beliefs, family, education, the list goes on..

1004 days ago

Celebrities Suck    

I don't believe Terrence Howard, if this was true why did he stay with her for so many years? Maybe his ex wife Lori McCommas should come to her defense because he once punched his ex wife Lori McCommas in the face read the article below.

This douche bag is using his celebrity power to turn things around and make his current soon to be ex wife look like the bad one. He's abusive.

1004 days ago

Celebrities Suck    

race has nothing to do with this. I don't use the word blacks, whites, purples, green. It's pathetic and you're pathetic is you do so. We have wife beaters and cheaters in all race.

1004 days ago


Is there anyone who doesn't know how screwed up Terence Howard is?
He's so crazy, he qualifies for the Trending section at He reminds a lot of people of the bad cops featured there.

1004 days ago

Celebrities Suck    

this douche bag has no respect for women .. Howard also was arrested for assaulting a Continental Airlines flight attendant after refusing her request to return to his seat because the seat belt sign was on

1004 days ago


Best article I've read all morning, this could not have happened to a nicer guy. The next time Howard, remember you get what you pay for.

1004 days ago

John Smith    

Typical. The headline is the wife's alleged racism, not the husband's alleged violence.

1004 days ago

Jay W.     

Can you say... "psycho?"

1004 days ago


lol playing the race card in a divorce . I guess if your black you gotta play it at some time.

1004 days ago


I have no sorry for you brother. You got jsut what you wanted white and long hair. Not a woman of color so good. He kills me just try dating from the heart and not for color and you just might hit pay dirt

1004 days ago


I have no sorry in my heart for Terrance at all. You got just waht you wanted. Not a woman of color

1004 days ago
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