RHOC’s Gina Particulars Abuse, Claims Estranged Husband Threatened to Kill Her


Not simply an remoted incident? Days after Gina Kirschenheiter’s estranged husband, Matthew Kirschenheiter, was arrested on suspicions referring to home violence, the Actual Housewives of Orange County star is detailing their allegedly abusive relationship in new courtroom paperwork.

Us Weekly confirmed on Tuesday, June 25, that Gina filed for a restraining order in opposition to Matthew, whom she married in 2010. Within the paperwork obtained by Us, the 35-year-old Bravo star alleged that her partner threatened to kill her through the early hours of Saturday, June 22, after an evening out.

Matthew and Gina Kirschenheiter Courtesy of Gina Kirschenheiter/Instagram

“Round 2:00 a.m., I awoke to the sound of somebody pounding on my door and repeatedly ringing the doorbell. I went downstairs and checked the door, however nobody was there,” the docs state. “[Matthew] had one way or the other gotten into my home and was livid. He advised me his cellphone died and he needed to stroll house, and that he had been at my door for an hour.”

After Gina advised Matthew that he couldn’t hear him on the door, he allegedly “grew to become enraged.”

“He threw me on the sofa and threw among the furnishings round. I used to be scared and tried to stand up, however he threw me down on the sofa once more. He was so offended; he was profusely sweating from head to toe. I used to be terrified,” Gina claimed. “[Matthew] was screaming in my face saying he was going to f–king kill me. He ripped my bra strap off, then took a pillow and hit me on the aspect of the top with it onerous. My ears rang. I begged him to cease… to settle down… however he stored hitting me.”

When Matthew walked away, Gina left the home to get assist from a neighbor. He then allegedly “dragged” her again to their home, and Gina claims he threatened to kill her once more.

“His eyes had been black and nothing I mentioned might deliver him again to actuality. Even once I was begging and pleading with him to cease as a result of our youngsters had been house too, it had no impact on him,” Gina alleged, referring to the twosome’s sons Nicholas, 7, and Luca, 3, and 5-year-old daughter Sienna.

Gina added that Matthew was “offended” along with her after the police arrived and he was taken into custody. (Matthew was launched on Sunday, June 23, at 1 a.m., and has but to be formally been charged with against the law at the moment. He has but to publicly touch upon the accusations. Us reached out for a remark.)

The TV character additionally alleged within the paperwork that it was not the primary time issues acquired “ugly” between the couple, who introduced their separation in July 2018.

“After our separation however throughout our nesting association for custody functions, we started arguing. I requested [Matthew] to depart me alone, however he wouldn’t cease yelling,” Gina claimed of an August 2018 incident. “I locked myself in my bed room. He started yelling at me by the door saying, ‘Let me in! I would like one thing from the closet!’ He finally broke by the door and went straight to my closet. I might hear him enjoying together with his shotgun.”

Matthew Kirschenheiter Mugshot
Orange County District Legal professional’s Workplace

Gina concluded that there have been “too many” different incidents that upset her prior to now “to recollect.”

“At this level, I’ve to guard me and our youngsters. [Matthew] and I had tried reconciliation in hopes of maintaining our household collectively, however I now understand it’s higher for us each to maneuver on for the sake of our youngsters,” Gina concluded, referring to the pair reuniting earlier this 12 months. “I’m heartbroken for all of us. Matt wants skilled assist, which is greater than I can provide him. For these causes, I respectfully request that the Courtroom grant all requested Orders herein.”

If you happen to or somebody you understand are experiencing home violence, please name the Nationwide Home Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 for confidential assist.

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