Ex-wife of Randall Emmett will get momentary restraining order

After months of claiming she was fearful for her security, actress Ambyr Childers has been granted a short lived restraining order towards her ex-husband, Randall Emmett.

On Dec. 22, a Los Angeles County Superior Court docket decide ordered the filmmaker to remain 100 yards from Childers, whom he was married to for eight years. The court docket order additionally forbids Emmett from contacting Childers until it’s a “brief and peaceful” interplay to debate visitation of the pair’s two daughters.

Childers, 34, has been searching for safety from Emmett since October, when her preliminary request for a home violence restraining order was turned down by a decide who cited lack of proof.

Late final month, nonetheless, Childers filed one other petition with the court docket by which she stated in a supporting declaration that on Dec. 6 she was contacted by an FBI particular agent who requested her about Emmett’s “suspected activities with child exploitation and pedophilia.”

Childers, an actress who has appeared in “You,” “Ray Donovan” and “All My Children,” claimed within the declaration that the FBI name triggered her “extreme destruction and disturbance of [her] emotional calm and peace of mind” as a result of the previous couple’s daughters, ages 12 and 9, “are often alone” with their father.

Additional, Childers added within the declaration, she doesn’t wish to “run the risk” of the youngsters being with Emmett if “federal law enforcement serve either an arrest or search warrant on him or on his premises.”

A spokeswoman for the FBI advised The Occasions that she was “unable to confirm or deny the existence of an investigation” per the division’s coverage.

Childers declined to remark for this story. In an announcement supplied to the Occasions, Emmett stated Thursday he was “not being investigated by the FBI nor anyone else, and the notion that I am is beyond absurd.”

“There is zero evidence that I’m being investigated for anything,” the filmmaker continued. “I am shocked and in utter disbelief that Ambyr would even hint at something so disgusting and untrue.”

He added that he and Childers nonetheless share joint authorized custody of their kids — the court docket rejected a request to restrain him from being 100 yards from them — and stated her claims had been “designed to hurt my career without any evidence whatsoever.”

Since Childers filed her petition, The Occasions has spoken with three different people who stated they had been contacted by FBI brokers inquiring about Emmett’s actions and that they supplied data.

A listening to on Childers’ request for a home violence restraining order is scheduled for Jan.12.

On Thursday, Childers’ lawyer, Larry Bakman, disputed a declare made by Emmett’s household lawyer, Heather M. Patrick, that attorneys for the events are within the midst of “globally resolving the unfounded allegations” towards Emmett.

“The Court issued protective orders against Randall Emmett premised upon a prima facie showing of abuse. If Emmett contends she is lying, he should try the matter in a Court of Law rather than the media,” Bakman stated. “I can confirm that Emmett’s prior counsel has never once reached out to discuss settlement.”

He added that he was “open to discussing settlement terms and conditions on behalf of my client” with Emmett’s new counsel.

Emmett, finest recognized for making low-budget motion movies that includes growing old stars, was the topic of a Occasions investigation printed final June. In that story, Emmett was accused of providing performing work in change for sexual favors, owing tens of millions of {dollars} to buyers and allegedly forcing his assistants to have interaction in criminality on his behalf. Emmett adamantly denied all of those allegations.

In her most up-to-date court docket submitting, Childers alleged that Emmett was “physically and emotionally abusive” to her throughout their marriage. She claimed that after she declined to signal a post-nuptial monetary settlement round 2015, Emmett turned upset and positioned his left hand round her neck, “squeezing with such force that [Childers] had difficulty breathing.” A 12 months later, throughout a 2016 dialogue about the identical potential settlement, she stated within the submitting he “again attempted to strangle” her.

Emmett’s litigation lawyer, Suann C. MacIsaac, stated that “Mr. Emmett adamantly denies all of the allegations in Ms. Childer’s recent declaration.”

The allegations echoed claims Childers made in her October request for a restraining order, which she stated she filed after receiving “threatening” correspondence from Emmett’s household legislation lawyer. Childers alleged that she and Emmett had been discussing their daughters over e-mail when her ex-husband “intentionally” despatched a message that included a replica of an change between him and his lawyer, Ben Valencia.

Within the e-mail, Valencia and Emmett had been apparently discussing the scenario with Childers when the lawyer requested Emmett if he’d have the ability to “get some real money together so we can take this c— out once and for all,” Childers alleged in each of her court docket filings in October and December.

Childers claimed it was Valencia who, in 2017, directed Emmett to “hire a private investigator who then placed [a] tracking device on my car,” in response to the court docket paperwork.

Childers and Emmett, seen right here in 2015, had been married for eight years and have two daughters collectively.

(Mireya Acierto/WireImage)

Childers is just not the one one in all Emmett’s former romantic companions to accuse him of bodily abuse. “Vanderpump Rules” star Lala Kent, the producer’s ex-fiancée and the mom of his third daughter, alleged that he as soon as “tackled” her.

Kent stated that in Oct. 2021, she suspected Emmett was dishonest on her and demanded to have a look at his telephone. When she grabbed it from him, he ran after her and “knocked her to the ground,” she advised The Occasions final 12 months, echoing claims she made in her request for custody of her little one with Emmett.

“I used every ounce of strength to get him off of me as he was trying to pry it from my hands,” Kent stated. The Occasions spoke with 5 individuals who stated Kent shortly advised them in regards to the altercation, however Emmett denied the incident was bodily and his longtime nanny, Isabelle Morales, stated that “neither was on the ground.”

Kent is individually concerned in a custody battle for the 1-year-old little one she shares with Emmett.

Her lawyer, Daniel J. Paletz, stated Thursday that he and Kent had been conscious of the allegations contained in Childers’ restraining order request.

“We are deeply concerned about these allegations,” Paletz stated. “At this time, our sole focus is on the safety of the children and ensuring that the children and any possible victims who may come forward be protected.”

Emmett individually resolved a lawsuit introduced by a former assistant, who alleged the producer created an abusive work setting at his longtime manufacturing firm, Emmett Furla Oasis. Martin G’Blae sued the once-prominent filmmaker in November, accusing him of racial discrimination and making a hostile office that included using the N-word. Neither aspect would talk about the settlement.

EFO made a few dozen Bruce Willis motion pictures over time, together with “Midnight in the Switchgrass” and “Hard Kill.” Emmett was additionally one of many producers on Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-nominated “The Irishman” for Netflix.