Last week, the custody hearing involving Tamra Barney and her ex-husband Simon got ugly when Simon's new girlfriend called Tamra "f--king ugly" in court.
Turns out that was just the tip of the family dysfunction iceberg, as court documents obtained by Radar Online reveal that even with the custody battle delayed until October 9, Tamra and Simon remain entangled in an increasingly ugly legal battle that's sure to have a negative impact on their children.
Tamra was served with divorce papers and accused of adultery way back in January of 2010, but the issue of who will receive primary custody of her and Simon's three children shows no sign of being resolved soon.
In the latest development, the court assigned a "reunification counselor" to help with issues of "parental alienation" that often accompany such a bitter custody dispute.
For her, part Tamra has gone on record as saying that the divorce has ruined her relationship with her 15-year-old daughter Sidney, in part because texts and tweets filed as evidence by her husband have forced the mother and daughter to relive their ugliest fights: