Chet Hanks, son of actor Tom Hanks and actress Rita Wilson, was captured on camera in the middle of a bloody dispute with his ex-girlfriend, Kiana Parker.
The alleged abuse was said to have taken place at the former couple's home in Sugar Land, Texas.
On Tuesday, Parker obtained a temporary protective order against him.
What are the details?
A video obtained and released by TMZ reportedly shows the end of an altercation between Hanks and Parker that was said to have taken place on Jan. 8.
In the video, the camera appears to show Parker swiping at Hanks as she holds a pot. Hanks' bloodied face appears and he accuses her of slashing him with a knife.
"This bitch just attacked me with a knife," Hanks can be heard saying.
In the background, Parker can be heard responding, "No I didn't. ... No, no, not at all. You pushed me!"
On Jan. 12, Parker filed for the protective order against Hanks, stating that she needed protection because "as their relationship deteriorated, he repeatedly manhandled her, threw things at her, and threatened her with a gun in multiple encounters," according to USA Today.
A portion of the affidavit states, "On or about December 22, 2020, Chet returned to our home in (Sugar Land). The next week things turned dark, he told me he would 'blow my brains out' and that he 'didn't want to live and would blow his brains out' as well. I had my 9-year-old twins in the house with us. It was around 3 a.m. and I waited until he went to sleep and took my girls to the house with my mom."
Parker's affidavit added, "I have been afraid to be by myself ever since and have had my assistant or family with me at all times. Chet and I have multiple homes we live in together that contain property for both of us, both in Texas and California. I am afraid that he will hurt me again if we see each other face-to-face or if he finds out where I am staying."
The order, according to the outlet, "forbids Hanks from possessing gun, 'committing family violence,' stalking or harassing or coming within 200 feet of Parker, or communicating with her in a threatening or harassing manner, or approaching her in any way except through her lawyer."
The order also suspends Hanks' handgun license under Texas Family Court law.
What happened next?
On March 4, Hanks filed a civil lawsuit against Parker, accusing her of assault, battery, and stealing money and property worth about $20,000.
A portion of Hanks' complaint states, "On or about January 8, 2021, (Parker) did wrongfully, unlawfully, intentionally, and without legal justification strike (Hanks) with a pot and slashed him with a knife."
In a statement to USA Today, Hanks' attorney Marty Singer said, "The day after Chet Hanks confronted Kiana Parker about stealing money from his credit card, while Ms. Parker was accompanied by a huge male carrying a gun, she viciously attacked Chet with a knife, which caused him to profusely bleed. It is all on video and the undisputed video tells the whole story. Her claims are completely false, fabricated, and fictional."
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