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Paul Nassif

My Wife Attacked Me

After Guzzling Vodka

9/8/2012 12:01 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0828_paul_nassif_adriene_maloof_article_tmzPaul Nassif is Absolut-ly convinced ... vodka turns his wife Adrienne Maloof into a violent, abusive, angry woman who was prone to smacking him in the face.

According to a declaration -- filed in his nasty custody fight -- Paul claims he has been repeatedly at the receiving end of Adrienne's physical attacks ... the worst of which occurred in July on Maloof's home turf in Las Vegas.  Paul says they got into a spat over whether Adrienne's mother could come to a party.  Paul says his wife downed 4 vodka sodas -- with a little grapefruit juice -- and became "increasingly hostile." 

Paul says Adrienne went on a 45-minute rampage, physically and verbally demeaning him.  He says she accused him of cheating and calling him a piece of s**t.  Paul says Adrienne screamed he was a horrible dad, and repeatedly beat him in the face, chest and legs. 

TMZ previously reported Adrienne filed legal docs claiming Paul has an explosive temper and carries a gun ... sometimes in easy reach of her children.  She mentions she took a photo of the gun in the side pocket of his briefcase.

Paul says in his papers Adrienne set him up by taking the gun out of the secure briefcase while he was snoozing and placed it precariously out in the open.

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46.

Lora    


Get the popcorn! This is getting goooood....

585 days ago
47.

backfire    

All anyone has to do is check out RHNY for the last two years and they'll see she verbally abused him and was hostile and angry. Paul was very calm even in the face of her tirades. She's a real piece of work.

585 days ago
48.

luvmetender    

TMZ - show some class and stop reporting on these stories that will only cause even more emotional damage to their young children.

585 days ago
49.

InTheOC    

This was in their Declaration for the Judge to see...not to be posted on TMZ. Writing a Declaration is part of the divorce process, so I don't think either one is "airing their dirty laundry" for the world to see. Sad that TMZ is posting something that should be just between them, their attorney's and the judge.

585 days ago
50.

AgentBlonde    

I've met both Adrienne and Paul, and like them both. I am hoping that this is PR (no such thing as bad PR) for her new vodka label. Wish them both well, and hope the boys realize all people fight sometimes, and that they are truly loved.

584 days ago
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584 days ago
53.

Zilla    

The divorce is imminent

584 days ago
54.

robinpaula45    

this keeps happening on the real housewives divorce. suicide. make the shows go away before somebody really gets hurt

584 days ago
55.

DahhTroll    

I allways thougth paul was cheating cuz she treats him so sbad and was cold as Ice. now we find out she is a viloent DRUNK!

584 days ago
56.

1CAliqueen    

I believe Paul Nassif, Adrienne Maloof was always berating him on camera.

584 days ago
57.

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584 days ago
58.

jokerchick    

he must've done Michael Jackson's nose b/c she has the same one

583 days ago
59.

Roxy    

This is the same woman who questioned Taylor being abused? It makes sense as an abuser yourself!

573 days ago
60.

cindy    

These two idiots need to know it is time to stop this
it will embaress them when it is finally over to see their dirty laundry aired here for all to see.
But what is the most hurtful is that someday when the kids can read it will come back to haunt them just how much damage they have selfishly done to the children by allowing the world to read about this very public and humilitating divorce. My message to Nassif and Maloof is stop embaressing your familes go for joint custody of those kids you both made those children... unless one of you is doing something soo disgusting to those children or hindering their existence on this planet then please stop.

573 days ago
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