EXCLUSIVE. Dean DeLeo – guitarist for the rock band, Stone Temple Pilots – is heading for divorce … and his wife claims he’s an abusive, drunken mess who makes her fear for the lives of her and their daughter.
According to the legal docs … Jenn DeLeo filed for divorce a couple weeks ago, just days after he made violent threats to her, admitted he was cheating and told her to get out of the house … and did it in front of their 6-year-old daughter, June.
According to the docs, Jenn says Dean physically assaulted her months later after another drinking binge when she found him in the garage passed out with the car running and the garage door closed.
Jenn also accuses Dean of abusing his son from a previous marriage and telling her he could have his ex-wife killed … which makes her constantly live in fear.
Dean allegedly assaulted Jenn once again before Thanksgiving 2017 when she confronted him about his extramarital affairs.
Jenn says she was going to press charges but changed her mind to avoid ruining the holiday … but now wishes she had. Interesting note – Jenn is one of James Toback’s sexual misconduct accusers, and says the #MeToo movement finally empowered her to file for divorce.
We reached out to Dean … no word back so far.
Stone Temple Pilots’ Dean DeLeo’s wife files for divorce, claims he’s an abusive drunk: report
The wife of Stone Temple Pilots guitarist Dean DeLeo is filing for divorce claiming the rocker is an abusive drunk and she fears for her daughter’s life, a new report says.
Jenn DeLeo filed for divorce several weeks ago after her husband allegedly admitted to cheating and made violent threats against her in front of the couple’s 6-year-old daughter, TMZ reports.
A rep for Dean did not immediately return Fox News’ request for comment.
According to court docs obtained by TMZ, Jenn claims Dean began abusing drugs and alcohol shortly after she gave birth to their daughter, June, in 2012.
She also claims that Dean physically assaulted her after he came to in their garage after a night of binge drinking.
In the documents, Jenn alleges Dean awoke, vomited and then threw her around nearly killing her.
Jenn, who is one of the women who accused director James Toback of sexual misconduct, said the #MeToo movement empowered her to leave Dean.
Stone Temple Pilot Dean DeLeo Accused of Domestic Violence
Jenn Grace DeLeo, the wife of Dean DeLeo, guitarist for the Stone Temple Pilots, has accused her husband of being an abusive father and husband with an alcohol problem who has tried to strangle her on several occasions, in new divorce papers she has filed, according to a report on TMZ. Jenn also posted a claim she was in violent and abusive relationship with Dean on Twitter at the weekend.
According to legal documents cited by TMZ, Jenn DeLeo filed for divorce in recent weeks after, she alleges, her husband made violent threats to her, admitted he was cheating and told her to get out of the house in front of their 6-year-old daughter, June.
The legal documents reportedly include a claim that Dean threatened to kill himself ‘like their personal friend, Chester Bennington’ of the band Linkin Park if she left him, and once took their baby into the ocean “While he was completely inebriated.”
Jenn also says Dean physically assaulted her after a drinking binge when she found him in the garage passed out with the car running and the garage door closed.
Jenn, a former model who was one of the first women to come forward with claims of abuse against director James Toback, says the #MeToo movement empowered her to file for divorce.
She also accuses Dean of abusing his son from a previous marriage and telling her he could have his ex-wife killed.
Stone Temple Pilots found fame with their debut album ‘Core’ and became one of the most popular grunge bands of the early 1990s before morphing into a more mainstream, commercial rock act.