B.J. Penn Issued Restraining Order By Mother Of Children
UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn has been issued a restraining order by the Hawaii Family Court. This comes from his former partner and the mother of his children, Shealen Uaiwa.
As first reported by MMAJunkie, the temporary restraining order first came in October 2018, but was later extended to last until October 8, 2021. Uaiwa is alleging that Penn has been abusive throughout their ten year relationship.
According to a written statement attached to the order, Penn allegedly threatened Uaiwa’s mother, saying he would “kick her dumb c— a– out of her house.” This, in addition to other unsettling allegations of Penn threatening her whole family.
According to Uaiwa, Penn even went as far as to say “because your not a man you think you can’t get knocked the f— out.”
The allegations don’t end there, though. According to Uaiwa, Penn’s 11 year old daughter said she would rather “jump off a balcony” than go see him. Uaiwa went on to detail the years of physical and mental abuse she had endured. According to the statement, Penn had tried getting her to have sex with other men, or would scream at her when she would not preform acts for him.
“When he gets high he wanted me to preform sexual acts and if i didn’t he would get angry and yell at me.”
Uaiwa would also present alleged details of Penn’s drug abuse. Saying that he had been an addict since 14, she claims he would pressure her to smoke marijuana. Furthermore, he allegedly has been using cocaine for several years. She claims that there have been incidents of he doing cocaine with friends after his UFC Hall of Fame induction. He even woke her up in the night at one point because he got cocaine on their oldest daughter. Uaiwa alleged that Penn using training camp to stay sober.
It is important to note that as of now, no formal charges have been filed against B.J. Penn. Currently, he is still scheduled to face Clay Guida at UFC 237.
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