Berry ex claims he was victim in brawl

Last updated 12:54 28/11/2012
Gabriel Aubry
HARSH IMAGE: Halle Berry's ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry released pictures of himself after his brawl with her current beau, Olivier Martinez.

Relevant offers

World

UK Labour in turmoil as MPs mutiny against leader Jeremy Corbyn after Brexit Man murders Sydney teenager after Facebook exchange New Zealand, Australian hostages kidnapped in Nigeria released, several injured Scotland could veto Brexit laws to 'protect its interests' - Nicola Sturgeon Rollercoaster carriage collapses onto kids' ride at M&D's theme park in Scotland Italy arrests second-most wanted mafia boss Ernesto Fazzalari Trump campaign chairman: 'We're confident that we are not behind the Clinton campaign' Brexit: Racist incidents has UK worried what referendum has wrought Turkish police fire tear gas, rubber bullets at Gay Pride activists Firefighters begin to get deadly California blaze under control

Halle Berry's ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry has won a restraining order against the actress's current lover, as the two men fought in the Los Angeles courts over who started their Thanksgiving Day brawl.

Releasing photos of himself with a black eye and cuts to his face, Aubry claimed that he was the victim in the November 22 punch-up with Berry's fiancé, French actor Olivier Martinez, in the driveway of her Los Angeles house.

"I suffered numerous injuries as a result of the attack, including a fractured rib, multiple bruises on my face and a number of cuts which required stitches," Aubry said in court papers, alleging that Martinez had threatened the day before to kill him.

"It all happened so fast and so suddenly; I did not see Mr Martinez's actions coming and thus I was not ready for it and was not able to defend myself," Aubry wrote.

Aubry, Martinez, and the Oscar-winning Monster's Ball actress have been embroiled for months in a custody fight over Berry's 4-year-old daughter, Nahla. Berry wants to take the daughter she had with Aubry to live with her and Martinez in France, but a Los Angeles judge denied that request earlier in November.

Aubry claimed in his request for a restraining order on Monday that Martinez told him, "You cost us $3 million," while the French actor punched and kicked him on November 22.

Aubry, a Canadian model, was arrested last week for battery after the fist fight, and ordered to stay away from Berry, the child, and Martinez.

Neither man has been yet been formally charged in the case.

Ad Feedback

- Reuters

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content