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Bad Wolves’ Tommy Vext Accused Of Domestic Violence By Ex-Girlfriend


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According to MetalSucks, Bad Wolves frontman Tommy Vext (aka Tommy Cummings) has been accused of assault by his ex-girlfriend Whitney Johns. The aforementioned publication claim to have obtained a series of documents filed in the Superior Court of California this year in which Johns detailed a series of past incidents in which Vext is alleged to have physically abused her, hitting her, putting her in a chokehold and more.

The documents are said to show that Johns sought to have a domestic violence restraining order filed against Vext on Friday, April 17th, 2020, with it partly being granted. According to MetalSucks, the overall case is still working its way through the courts.

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Several incidents of assault allegedly committed by Vext against Johns were cited among the court filings which MetalSucks summarized as follows:

‘On January 1, 2020, Johns alleges, Vext “struck [her] in the face… hard enough that [she] cut the inside of her lip and her nose and [her] lips were bleeding profusely.” She claims that Vext then took her to her home, “refused to leave her residence, then choked her as he verbally threatened to kill her.” Johns’ “lips were swollen and bruised for the next three days and she was forced to cancel all Client meetings as a result.

She alleges that he hit her in the face again on January 14.

On February 29, Johns claims that as she was preparing for a photo shoot, she got into an argument with Vext, during which the singer threw water on her face — twice. When she “instinctively scratched [Vext] in self-defense,” he became angrier and “tackled her to the ground, put his hands around her neck, and choked her while slamming her head into the ground [for] ten to fifteen seconds,” nearly rendering her unconscious. Subsequently, Johns went to stay with her mother in Utah, “as she feared for her life, and missed a week’s worth of work appointments as a result.” This, according to Johns, marked the end of her romantic relationship with Vext.’

“On April 10, 2020, [Vext] called [Johns] and stated that he wanted to kill himself and begged her to come to his residence. Feeling guilty and concerned, [Johns] went to [Vext’s] residence to console him. The parties watched a movie and [Johns] stayed overnight; the parties were not intimate.

“On April 11, 2020, [Vext] asked [Johns] why they could not resume their dating relationship. [Johns] attempted to leave [Vext’s] residence but he blocked the door and stated he wanted to finish the conversation with her. [Vext] is 6’ 1” tall and approximately 260 pounds.

“When [Johns] attempted to calm [Vext], he mentioned a male friend of [Johns’] and lunged at her. She fell off the couch where she was sitting as [Vext] began to choke her. [Johns] screamed as the windows were open and she hoped that the neighbors would hear her. [Vext] then grabbed [Johns] by the hair and dragged her into his bedroom where he placed her in a chokehold.

[Johns] almost lost consciousness when [Vext] appeared to realize what he was doing and let her go. [Johns] quickly collected her belongings and left the residence. [Vext] left visible finger marks on [Johns’] neck, and bruises on her chin and neck. [Johns] suffered from swollen knots on her head and had neck pain for several days after the incident.

“[Johns] immediately went to the local police station which was closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic but called the police who responded with paramedics. The police went to [Vext’s] residence but he had left; when they called [Vext], he stated that he was with his lawyer. An Emergency Protective Order was issued on April 11, 2020 due to this incident, but it could not be served to [Vext] as he could not be located.”

There’s been several developments in case in recent months, you can find further summary of the proceedings via MetalSucks. Vext is said to have not responded to a request for comment by MetalSucks. The next hearing in said to be slated for this Wednesday, December 09th.

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