"Real Housewives" Husband Files For Divorce, Alleges Infidelity & Verbal Abuse

Friday, Jan 8, 2010  |  Updated 7:15 PM CDT
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"Real Housewives" Husband Files For Divorce, Alleges Infidelity & Verbal Abuse

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CULVER CITY, CA - MARCH 13: Television personalities Simon Barney and Tamra Barney attend Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week held at Smashbox Studios on March 13, 2008 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Katy Winn/Getty Images for IMG)

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The husband of "The Real Housewives of Orange County" star Tamra Barney has filed for divorce. Simon Barney alleges that his reality star wife cheated on him and is verbally abusive.

According to court documents filed in Orange County on Thursday and obtained by Access Hollywood, Simon alleges that Tamra "has been verbally abusive and has committed acts of disloyalty and adultery."

(CLICK HERE to view the documents)

The couple has endured a slew of marital ups and downs on the Bravo series. On Thursday's episode, Tamara told her mother, "We're seriously heading towards divorce."

On Friday, Tamra responded to her husband's allegations via Facebook, saying, "Thank you to everyone who understands and supports me. For the record, all accusations are false."

The couple, who have been married for almost 12 years, have three children together, two daughters, 11 and 4, and a son, 9.

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