Fearing for her safety...
Jack White

Karen Elson has taken out a restraining order against her former husband Jack White.

An American rock star and an English model. For a time, Jack White and Karen Elson appeared to be the perfect couple, founding a family together in Nashville. Divorcing in 2011, the pair held a lavish public party in order to demonstrate that no animosity existed between them.

Now, though, the relationship appears to have taken a dark turn. Karen Elson has taken out a restraining order against the Nashville based musician, alleging that she fears for her safety.

According to Nashville’s The City Paper (via CoS), the model has accused Jack White of making repeated emails and phone calls of a threatening nature. "Wife fears for her and the children’s safety as a result of this harassment" the order reads, before adding: "This pattern of husband’s bullying wife into submission was a contributing factor in the demise of their marriage."

The City Paper contains further details of the case, which Karen Elson's lawyer had hoped could be settled privately. Jack White's lawyer could not be reached for comment.

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