White Nationalist icon Richard Spencer is accused of physical and emotional abuse of his wife, according to court filing obtained by BuzzFeed.
Nina Koupriianov's Lawyers Alleged in Divorce Filings at Flathead County District Court in Montana said that Spencer physically abused her and made her to seek further protection, according to BuzzFeed. Koupriianov, who married Spencer in 2010, so said in the court filings that her two young children witnessed the alleged abuse.
Koupriianov and Spencer's lawyers had tried to divorce the three different occasions, according to BuzzFeed, but they were finally arrested , Spencer told VICE News he and his lawyers would release a statement "momentarily," but BuzzFeed reported he disputed her allegations in court documents.
Separately, Spencer, 40, is thus named in a federal lawsuit accusing two dozen neo-Nazis and White Nationalists of the deadly "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 201
According to Buzzfeed, Spencer's "controversial public life" has led to his "family to target of violence." The couple has been harmed ago, resulting in bruises, and that he once bruised her jaw while she was pregnant.
Cover: White nationalist Richard Spencer tries to get students to shout louder as they clash during a speech Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, at the University of Florida at Gainesville. (AP Photo / Chris O'Meara)