Eileen Davidson has opened up about her past on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, but it is possible that she hasn’t shared everything that is going on in her life. Eileen has told some of the other wives that she met her current husband, Vincent Van Patten, while married to another man. The two started an affair, but not before Davidson put her own marriage on hold. This season, Davidson has opened up about being an abuse victim, and court records reveal that it was a messy situation. According to a new Radar Online report, Eileen Davidson supposedly had a restraining order placed on her.
The report reveals that her divorce from her first husband, Christopher Mayer, was rather ugly. Both of them were served with restraining orders, because their divorce proceedings were turning ugly. The two were only married for six months from August 16, 1986, until March 1, 1987. Despite the short marriage, the divorce dragged on until 1988.
“Eileen Davidson and George Christopher Mayer are ordered restrained and enjoined from annoying, molesting, or harassing each other directly or indirectly in person, by mail, telephone, at either of their respective residences, places of employment or any other place,” the divorce judgment reveals, according to Radar Online.
Eileen Davidson hasn’t really talked about her first marriage, but she was married to Mayer, who was also a television actor. He played Vance Duke on The Dukes Of Hazard, and he passed away in 2011. He had been married three times, and was engaged when he passed away. It doesn’t sound like he kept in touch with Davidson. It is possible that Eileen was referring to this marriage when she revealed that she had been abused.
“I’ve been very blessed in my life. I’m a wife, a mother, stepmother, actress, author, and many other things. But these aren’t the only labels that define me. I’m also a physical abuse survivor,” Eileen Davidson has written in her blog for Bravo after announcing that she was once abused.
“I consider myself a strong woman. I’ve played strong female characters throughout my acting career. I think most people who know me would describe me that way. Being ‘strong’ doesn’t mean you can’t find yourself in an abusive relationship. It can happen to anyone. I know, because I’ve been in two of them; once when I was a teenager, and again in my 20s. I know what it means to be in a place where your self-esteem is so low that you believe, maybe even subconsciously, that you deserve to be mistreated. Or maybe you are under a delusion that you can somehow change a troubled partner’s behavior with your love,” Davidson reveals.
It sounds like this was a one-time event for Eileen. During her second divorce from Jon Windstrom, the courts didn’t get involved. And maybe Davidson has some trust issues, because she isn’t really too happy with Lisa Vanderpump, who kept questioning her about her previous marriages. While Lisa really wanted the details, Davidson may not have felt comfortable talking about her past.
“So, my take away is: My thoughts, feelings, and resolution are not valid to Lisa V. But her own resolution and opinion are so important that she has to wag her finger at me to get me to tell her what she wants to hear. That is not friendship. That is a hostage situation. And despite the fact I could no longer engage in this maddening discussion, I see her in a new light because of it,” Eileen reveals in her blog about Lisa Vanderpump.
Are you surprised that Eileen Davidson’s name is surfacing in regards to restraining orders?
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