Former ‘Teen Mom’ Star Jenelle Evans Gets Restraining Order Against Estranged Husband

Jenelle Evans and David Eason were at the center of controversy earlier this year after he killed her dog.

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Former “Teen Mom” star Jenelle Evans has requested a restraining order against her estranged husband David Eason, alleging that he was abusive toward her during their relationship. 

Evans, 27, announced on Oct. 31 that she’d parted ways from her husband of two years, and filed for an order of protection that same day, which protects Evans and her three children, E! News reports.

In court documents obtained by the outlet, Evans described in detail 11 instances of alleged verbal and physical abuse that took place over their two-year marriage, including one instance where Eason allegedly locked her 5-year-old son Kaiser in a running car and another occasion when he allegedly called her a “piece of s--t” during a tirade.

“You can die for all I care. You're a piece of s--t. Biggest piece of s--t I've ever seen,” she alleged that he said to her on Feb. 17, 2019.

On another occasion, Eason accused her of cheating because she went on a business trip without telling him, she reportedly wrote in the court filing. She went on to allege that Eason sent her a photo of a man he claimed was her “new boyfriend,” and threatened to “break his neck and feed [her] his head” before allegedly texting her, “My goal in life is to make sure you regret leaving me like this.”

Evans said that she feared her former partner would continue to threaten her via text messages, phone calls, and online, according to the outlet. She claimed that his threats “escalated” after he realized her intention to leave him, OK! Magazine reports.

“Because of his recent threats, his history of violence, his erratic behavior and his large stockpile of weapons, I am scared for my life and my children's well-being,” she reportedly wrote in the filing.

Evan’s request for protection also refers to Eason killing her dog, an act that Eason admitted to earlier this year. Following months of allegations and an animal cruelty investigation, Eason confessed to killing Nugget, Evans’ French bulldog, and claimed that he did so because his daughter’s “safety was in danger.”

Evans announced on Instagram last week that she’d ended her relationship with Eason and had moved away with her children.

“Like anyone else I want what’s best for my kids and I want to be happy,” her post reads. “With time away from Teen Mom I’ve started to look at my life differently and I know I need to make changes. I’m starting that now.”

Evans and her children left their home in North Carolina and have reportedly relocated to Tennessee.

As part of the protection order, Evans was granted temporary couple of Ensley Eason, the 2-year-old daughter she shares with Eason, according to E! News. Additionally, Eason has been ordered to refrain from contacting Evans or her children, and must refrain from posting about his estranged wife online, the outlet reports.

Evans is also asking that Eason be ordered to pay her attorney fees. A hearing on the matter is scheduled for sometime later this month, according to the outlet.

Eason has not commented publicly on his impending divorce, but called his ex “stupid” on social media earlier this week, E! News previously reported.

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