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Jack White’s Estranged Wife Files Restraining Order & Fears For Safety

Fri, August 2, 2013 4:55pm EDT by Chloe Melas 2 Comments

Jack and his wife separated amicably over two years ago and they even threw a party to celebrate! But now a judge has granted a restraining order against Jack, after Karen claimed he harassed her with nasty emails and phone calls.

Things are getting incredibly tense for White Stripes frontman Jack White and his wife Karen Elson. A Nashville circuit court has granted his wife a restraining order against him and her attorney claims he has been harassing her nonstop over the parenting of their two children, Scarlet Theresa and Henry Lee.

Jack White’s Wife Files Restraining Order

In a statement released by Karen’s attorney, things have reportedly gotten so bad that Karen is fearing for the safety of her and her children’s lives.

He has persisted in discouraging her from communicating with or taking advice from her counsel in effort to coerce her into acting against her and the parties’ minor children’s best interests, often by emails laced with profanity and calling wife derogatory names. These communications are often threatening in nature and the wife fears for her and the children’s safety as a result of this harassment.

This is very shocking to many people because the two seemed to be co-parenting just fine. But recently, Jack reportedly began telling his wife Karen to remove their son from his school class because he felt that Black Keys frontman, Dan Auerbach, who also has a child in the class, had “ripped off” his music.

The restraining order was granted on July 19, and a hearing is scheduled for Aug. 29. The two have been married for eight years. As of right now, Jack is only allowed to contact Karen via email. has reached out to Jack’s rep for comment.

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