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Terrence Howard Divorce Settlement Overturned After Judge Finds “Extortion” Played Role

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Terrence Howard Divorce Settlement

Terrence Howard had his 2012 divorce settlement with ex-wife Michelle Ghent overturned when a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge found the actor signed the agreement as a result of “extortion” and “duress.” Judge Thomas Trent Lewis agreed with Howard’s contention that out of fear he signed the divorce settlement, which allows Ghent a portion of his “Empire” earnings, because she threatened to publicly leak a video of him nude, as well as taped phone sex calls he had with different women.

Terrence Howard Accused of Beating Up Ex-Wife Michelle Ghent: Report

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Terrence Howard is accused of beating his ex-wife Michelle Ghent during a trip to Costa Rica last week.

The divorced couple had reportedly traveled together to the country — with members of the actor’s family — when an argument erupted, leading to allegations that Ghent maced Howard and that he physically assaulted her, according to TMZ.

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