Rachel Uchitel is fighting back at estranged husband Matt Hahn, who cited "cruel and inhumane treatment" when he filed for divorce from her this week.
She says his claims are defamatory ... yes, to the extent that anyone can defame a gal like Rachel Uchitel, she says that's what's happening here.
For her part, Rachel says she called the police on him last month after they got into a heated argument that ended with Matt calling her hurtful names.
Uchitel admits "striking back with a few slaps," according to TMZ.
That's it though, she claims, and her rep says she'll "vigorously defend herself against [Hahn's] false and defamatory claim of 'cruel and inhumane treatment.'"
Matt suggested in his court declaration that living with his spouse of 18 months is unsafe, mentally and physically, and that she is an abusive woman.
This is what she says is defamatory, slaps aside.
Uchitel will not ask him for any money, but wants primary custody of their daughter Wyatt, 1, which he has also filed for - along with spousal support.
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