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Terrence Howard's Ex

Restraining Order GRANTED

Massive Black Eye [PHOTO]

8/6/2013 11:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Terrence Howard's ex-wife Michelle Ghent has just obtained a temporary restraining order against the actor -- claiming he beat her up during a blowout fight in Costa Rica last week -- and she showed up to court Tuesday with a scary black eye.

According to the order, Terrence is forbidden from coming within 100 yards of Michelle pending another hearing later this month. He is also barred from contacting her in any way.

During the hearing, Michelle's lawyer discussed the text messages Michelle allegedly sent to Terrence in May -- threatening to kill him and his family -- but argued they were misleading and incomplete. The mysterious black eye was NOT discussed in court

As for Terrence, he filed his own request for a restraining order, but that was not granted. The judge said the court would hear his side of things at the next hearing.

As we reported, Michelle says Terrence physically abused her during the argument in Costa Rica while she was on vacation with him and his family.

Terrence tells a different story, claiming Michelle maced him, his adult daughter and another family member. He insists he never laid a finger on her.

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76.

JOAN    

What is he thinking!! I love this guy he's a damn good actor!!!

411 days ago
77.

barryaclarke    

Yep, I takes a "real man" to beat up a women that weighs about half. I wager you might even be strutting round bragging about it you little perceived ****roach..............

411 days ago
78.

Stephanie     

well if he did hit her SHAME on him..but if she paid someone to give her that blackeye than SHAME on her!!

411 days ago
79.

BUMP    

Maybe it was his penis and she mistook it for his pinky?

411 days ago
80.

BUMP    

Maybe it was his penis and she mistook it for his pinky?

411 days ago
81.

Steve    

I'l bet he spanked her on her bare bottom also.

411 days ago
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