Christina Ricci‘s husband agrees quarantine’s been a dangerous time in their household, except he claims she is the one who’s the abuser.
James Heerdegen filed Friday to get a restraining order against the actress, claiming alcohol and substance abuse is fueling her allegedly abusive conduct.
In his court filing, James claims Christina was boozing hard during quarantine and would routinely abuse him physically and verbally while she was intoxicated. He says she would often hit and scratch him with her arms, hands and nails.
According to the docs, obtained by TMZ, Heerdegen also claims Christina would habitually follow him around their home, screaming and yelling profanities at him in front of their son. He says her alleged outbursts are causing their child emotional distress.
In his docs, James claims Christina filed false domestic violence allegations against him to “leverage” her control over their son and prevent Heerdegen from seeing the kid. He also claims she filed a false police report.
James says Christina was sober during her pregnancy but claims she started abusing alcohol and pills when she began breastfeeding, and things got to the point where he was throwing out some of her breast milk for fear of alcohol polluting the milk … according to the docs.
Christina’s attorney, Samantha Spector, tells TMZ … “This filing is nothing more than a transparently abusive attempt to silence my client. It will not work. Christina will not be intimidated by Mr. Heerdegen and his barrage of misleading claims – and she remains determined to protect her family.”