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Nigella Lawson's Hubby

Files for Divorce

I'll Teach You, Bitch!

7/7/2013 10:23 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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The husband of famous TV cooker Nigella Lawson has gone from the throat to the jugular -- filing for divorce because his wife didn't come to his defense after he choked her in public.

Yeah, you read right.

Charles Saatchi -- the mega-wealthy art collector who famously put his hands around Lawson's throat last month outside a famous London restaurant in plain view of paparazzi -- issued a statement announcing the divorce:

"I feel that I have clearly been a disappointment to Nigella during the last year or so, and I am disappointed that she was advised to make no public comment to explain that I abhor violence of any kind against women, and have never abused her physically in any way."

  Saatchi got a warning from cops to not do it again. Boy, those Brits are forgiving.

But Saatchi wasn't done. He went on to blame Nigella, saying they had drifted apart over the last year and essentially admitting that he went to town on her throat:

"The row photographed at Scott's Restaurant could equally have been Nigella grasping my neck to hold my attention -- as indeed she has done in the past."

So what should happen to Saatchi? Please advise in comment section.

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46.

dede    

he's a douche. she is better off with out him

285 days ago
47.

Cam    

We can all get him in the wallet by boycotting his clients until they move to a different ad agency. http://www.saatchi.com/global_network/clients

285 days ago
48.

Jody    

Yeah. blame it on someone else. That is the typical action of every immature jerk I have ever seen. It is never their fault.

285 days ago
49.

jill    

Dude needs to get his head out of his @ ss. that is the DUMBEST thing i have read ...

he needs help and is a sick disgusting excuse of a man

285 days ago
50.

Regina    

and this is what all abuser's say, it's ALWAYS the victim's fault, they made me do it, they provoked me, yada yada yada.
If he did this in full view of camera's and other people, I can only imagine what he did behind closed doors. To defend him is to excuse him and to say that she caused it, which she didn't. There is no justification WHATSOVER for a man to put his hands around a woman's throat .No body of either gender should put their hands on another person in anger.EVER.

285 days ago
51.

Truth    

DUDE HAS A HISTORY OF DOING THIS SH*T... CHECK HIS BACKGROUND. ALWAYS HAD FIGHTS, CONTROLLING FREAKAZOID BEHAVIOR. EVEN HAD YELLING SHOUTING MATCHES WITH EXECUTIVES OVER STUPID SH*T LIKE HOW A SECURITY ACTED AND VIOLENT RANTS IN PHONE CONVOS WITH STAFF AND EXEC'S OF OTHER COMPANIES. #TRUTH!!

285 days ago
52.

dontgivearatsass    

Dude is loco. The photos speak for themselves. Fire you PR people please. No one would have believed her if came to your defense anyway. We would all have assumed she was doing it out of fear of further domestic violence. Remaining silent was maybe the one smart move. It gave her options. But you have pulled the trigger and chosen for her. You can kiss a significant portion of your money good bye.

285 days ago
53.

hotandcold    

Time to take that booger to the cleaners.

285 days ago
54.

mr.howell     

It was only a matter of time before he blamed her!..what an A$$hole!..she should have ditched him years ago!..he's another NUTJOB!..like Phil Spector!..ugly like him too!..they look like brothers!.

285 days ago
55.

supermom    

What a big douche!

285 days ago
56.

pebblepoo    

Fsck 'em. Jackass didn't think that it takes more of a man to walk away from a bad situation than to use intimidation tactics. Little too late and Nigella is better off. Cougar time, mama!

285 days ago
57.

Gerri    

She looks petrified...he should be locked up

285 days ago
58.

AKP    

An abuser will never admit to abusing another. He/she will always put the blame on the other person. This is all very unfortunate for her and her kids but they will get through it.

285 days ago
59.

Lee    

So he blames her? This is right out of the journal that detail the mind of domestic abusers. There is emotional and psychological abuse spouses endure. At least she did what many women who get treated like this don't do. She moved out.

285 days ago
60.

marti    

neuter his twig and berries with a silver dinner fork and dull steak knife

285 days ago
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