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Michaele Salahi

I Take The 5th on Adultery

1/15/2012 6:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Tareq & Michaele Salahi
Michaele Salahi will neither confirm nor deny she banged Journey guitarist Neal Schon behind her husband's back ... this according to new legal docs.

Turns out, adultery is a CRIME in Virginia ... and if Michaele admits that she slept around with Schon while she was married to Tareq Salahi, she could be punished by the law.

So, instead of responding to the adultery accusations Tareq included in his divorce filing --  Michaele has now filed documents in which she "asserts her privilege pursuant to the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution not to respond."

Additionally, admitting to adultery could put Michaele at a serious disadvantage in her divorce proceedings -- because as we first reported, the couple's pre-nup stipulates ... if Michaele commits adultery, she gets zilch for spousal support.

Sources close to Michaele tell TMZ, she's not concerned -- because Michaele was already separated from Tareq when she started dating Neal. The couple celebrated their four-month anniversary on Friday.

For the record -- the crime of adultery in Virginia is considered a misdemeanor, punishable by a $250 fine.

If you're unfamiliar with the 5th Amendment .... here's a lesson from Dave Chappelle:


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pretty sure Tarek has no money for spousal support so it really is not an issue. He seems like a controlling jerk so it's hard to feel bad for him

1009 days ago


What if she can prove that Terd Salahi was aware and even pimped her out on occasion? Imagine that's illegal too, along with amateur pornography (home movies)...this could be endless fun...

1009 days ago


Not celebrities. If banging someone from Journey makes you a celeb, I am sure there are quite a few men out there that should be featured hear at TMZ.

1009 days ago


What will she get as "spousal support" half a bag of supermarket grapes??

1009 days ago


Who would banged that whore? She has been lying her whole life. Of course she was banging the guy.

1009 days ago


TMZ why don't you report on the rock star boyfriend's divorce. Thats got to be alot more intresting, being that he left his beautiful wife after only a few month of marriage.

1009 days ago


Lucky for her , she is in America. Does any one know what happens to "Third World" wives who are even suspected of infidelity? (They do NOT get spousal support!)

1009 days ago


If Michael was accused of having a vagina she would plead the 5th
Hey neal you clueless bastard not only is she banging you she is banging your entire Band,road crew and the band and road crew you are traveling with. All of them ar laughing there A$$E$ off because they are banging her and you are paying for it.

1009 days ago

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What assists does either of them have? Other than bankruptcy? What a FARCE!

But anymichaelisamanbybirth, doesn't Michael(e) have to file for separation for it to be legal? With that opinion, isn't (s)he considered an adulterer? Just because you walk out on a marriage (without filing fir either a divorce or separation) does not make it legal for one to carry on an affair, no?

/laughing at these wh*res

1009 days ago


GMAIL, we need an edit feature so semi-intelligent people, such as myself won't look so, well, less like illiterate fools for the sake of Grammar N*zis.

1009 days ago


so is it an official seperation when you sneak out of your husbands house in the middle of the night to go on tour w/ your boyfriend?

1009 days ago


"asserts her privilege pursuant to the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution not to respond."

In other words, she's an undercover slut.

1009 days ago


Michaele was the only reason I watched The Real Housewives.
She is hot and watching her style is the best.
If you watched the show you would be happy for her to have a new man!

1009 days ago


Michaele pled the Fifth! No surprising there!! When someone pleads Fifth Admendment not to incriminate themselves, but it shows she is definitely guilty! I am not getting Neal Schon off the hook here, he is guilty too,and especially that he is married too with,Ava, hot playboy centerfold,plus classy lady than the skank bitch!

1009 days ago
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