Danielle Staub's marriage to Kevin Maher did not end well.
Few things do when you're a prostitution whore or a narc.
Kevin Maher, who was married to the Real Housewives of New Jersey star for a year in the 1980s, during which he chronicled her lifestyle in the now-infamous book Cop Without a Badge, says Staub has repeatedly slandered him.
He is taking legal action due to the following allegations:
- That he "raped her on a bed of broken glass"
- That he "inserted a handgun inside her" and played Russian Roulette
- That he "killed their her dog by way of hanging it"
Maher, who insinuated his former wife might get whacked by drug lords for publicizing her past, also said that Staub threatened him on Bravo's reunion show.
Danielle Staub's past? Not un-shady.
On that Real Housewives of New Jersey reunion, Danielle Staub toted along a copy of Cop Without a Badge, an exposé about Maher's life as a police informant.
In "the book," Staub, who used to go by the name Beverly Ann Merrill, had a history of prostitution and drug use and once faced federal extortion charges.
Maybe Robert Halderman should have read up on her.
Despite the fact that Danielle's reputation is about as bad as it gets, Maher fears that he's been slandered and defamed by her comments since she got famous.
"It hurt my business and my reputation," Maher says, adding that he wants his day in court to see the 47-year-old mother of two squirm on the witness stand.
Danielle and the father of her two kids, Thomas Staub, divorced in 2007.