Survivor alum Parvati Shallow is requesting a short-term restraining get against her estranged partner, John Fincher, for domestic violence security.
The 38-calendar year-outdated Florida indigenous filed for divorce on August 24 soon after just about 4 decades of marriage. Extra courtroom files filed on Friday, August 27, and attained by Us Weekly point out that Fincher, 38, is asking a choose to deny Shallow’s request for safety.
Shallow’s request asks that Fincher not “harass, attack, strike, threaten, assault (sexually or in any other case)” her or “contact, both instantly or indirectly, [her] in any way.” She also wishes Fincher to continue to be at least 100 yards from her and her dwelling, place of work and automobile. The Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains alum asked for supervised visitation for the couple’s 3-calendar year-outdated daughter, Ama.
In his reaction, Fincher outlined an incident that happened on August 20 during which he and Shallow allegedly disagreed on no matter whether Ama ought to sleep at a friend’s home.
“During the argument, which lasted a handful of minutes, Parvati and I the two lifted our voices,” the California indigenous recalled. “Parvati was sitting on a couch all through the argument. I was standing. At the close of the argument, I walked in excess of to the couch where Parvati was sitting down. I reached forward and grabbed Parvati’s phone which was on the couch. Parvati swung her arms and fingers at me when I picked up her cellphone. Parvati hands touched my arm and my torso. I grabbed the cellphone and walked absent, toward the front door of the residence.”
Fincher claimed that he “did not ‘unlock’ Parvati’s phone” and that he “began to stroll away” as the Om the Otter author termed authorities to their friend’s residence. When law enforcement arrived, they “interviewed the grown ups at the house” and “made no arrests,” for each the docs.
“I did not strike, kick, press or in any other way have any bodily make contact with with Parvati at any time [that night],” Fincher said.
Shallow, nonetheless, claimed Fincher “got in my face” and was “verbally and bodily aggressive” through the disagreement, allegedly not for the 1st time. “It manufactured me feel really afraid, like he’s crossed a line and his rage has prevail over him and that he just cannot halt himself,” she wrote in her request.
The yoga teacher “didn’t feel secure going everywhere with [John]” that night, she extra, professing that at a person point, he explained to her, “I really don’t care about you. I hope you eliminate your self. You can wander into website traffic. You can soar off a cliff. I hope you set a gun in your mouth and blow your brains out.”
In the course of the “intense and scary” exchange, Shallow claimed Ama “was much less than 1 foot away” from her prior to Fincher “lunged at me, grabbed my arm and wrestled my telephone out of my palms and created a dash to the doorway.”
The Survivor: Samoa alum argued in his reaction that he need to “be provided the opportunity to have a listening to regarding the custody and visitation orders” requested by his estranged wife right before any last choices are produced by the court docket.
The reality stars tied the knot in July 2017. Upon submitting for divorce, Shallow observed the day of separation as May possibly 15 and cited “irreconcilable differences” as the purpose for the split.
As the drama continues to unfold, the time 16 Survivor winner opened up about tackling “hard things” in a susceptible Instagram article.
“I’m going through a extremely challenging time appropriate now. In instances of fantastic problem, I have acquired to gradual way down and just take points instant by instant,” she wrote on Monday, August 30. “My priority now is to develop a courageous, loving & harmless room for me and my daughter so that I can demonstrate up with calm presence, energy of heart and resilience as we stroll as a result of this tough time. #wecandohardthings.”
If you or anyone you know are encountering domestic violence, you should call the Countrywide Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 for confidential assist.