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Tareq Salahi files for divorce from ex-'Housewives' Michaele Salahi

By Reality TV World staff, 09/16/2011 

Tareq Salahi has filed for divorce from former The Real Housewives of D.C. star Michaele Salahi, who abandoned their marriage and ran off with Journey guitarist Neal Schon earlier this week.

Salahi -- who had reported his wife missing and possibly kidnapped to authorities on Tuesday night, only to later learn she had actually joined Schon on tour -- filed for divorce from the former The Real Housewives star in a Virginia court on Friday, TMZ reported.

Salahi is citing adultery and abandonment as the reason for the divorce, according to a copy of the divorce filing obtained by TMZ. 

In addition, Salahi claims his wife's actions -- which received widespread media coverage when he went to the press after allegedly becoming concerned authorities weren't taking his report of Michaele's disappearance seriously enough -- have embarrassed and humiliated him.

"Due to the abandonment of the marriage and adultery by Michaele, I have suffered both emotional and physical harm," he wrote in the filing.

"Over the objections of me, she continually exposes our friends and acquaintances to her adulterous relationship and has flaunted the same throughout the community, the nation and indeed the world, and thus caused me to suffer great harm, humiliation, and embarrassment."

According to the filing, Michaele began her affair with Schon, a former boyfriend, several months ago.

There is "no hope or possibility of reconciliation," according to Salahi, who also claims to have done nothing to "justify or excuse" the affair and alleges the couple signed a pre-marital agreement before they wed November 2003.

Bravo canceled The Real Housewives of D.C. in April after a single season. While the show received heavy media coverage when the Salahis allegedly crashed a White House state dinner without an invitation during filming in late 2009, the season only drew modest ratings when it debuted in August 2010.

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