The Barneys before ...
The Barneys before ...

Tamra Barney of Real Housewives of OC Files for Restaining Order Against Estranged Hubby

The Barneys before ...
Tamra Barney

, one of

The Real Housewives of Orange County

, has reportedly filed for a restraining order against her estranged husband

Simon Barney


Under the order, he can't go within 100 feet of her and is confined to seeing his kids two nights a week and every other weekend.

Death By 1,000 Papercuts is among the sites carrying the latest twist.

You'll recall that Simon was picked up on domestic abuse charges Tuesday morning after allegedly throwing a retractable leash at Tamra.

... and after.

The Barneys, who are in the process of divorcing, have been sharing custody of a dog. After bringing the pooch back Monday night to Tamra's new house in Ladera Ranch—which includes new, younger boyfriend

Eddie Judge

—Simon became angry and threw the leash, hitting Tamra and causing their children to cry.

She called the cops, and he was busted. But Simon claimed that morning he accidentally hit Tamra with the leash, and on Wednesday he issued a statement claiming his estranged wife had him arrested in a ploy to get full child custody. Motherly love? Not exactly, according to Si-Si, who accuses his miffed Mrs. wanting complete access to the kids so they can appear whenever needed on her reality show, something he does not want for them.

"I'm confident that the truth will come out in the courts instead of the media," he stated.

Whatever, dude, just as long as Bravo's cameras are getting all this.


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