Matthew Newton Told to Stay Away From Ex-Fiancee Rachael Taylor


Matthew Newton Told to Stay Away From Ex-Fiancee Rachael Taylor


Newton will be prevented from approaching or contacting Taylor, whom he allegedly assaulted during a summer vacation, unless it is through lawyers.

Australian actor Matthew Newton has signed a consent order which will ban him from contacting his former fiancee, "Transformers" star Rachael Taylor. Taylor broke off the engagement over the summer and her lawyers later went to court in Sydney to apply for an apprehended violence order (AVO) against the star.

The papers revealed Taylor had accused Newton of several "unprovoked violent assaults" during a vacation in Europe in August. A court granted a temporary order to keep the pair apart last month and now magistrates in Sydney have officially sanctioned the AVO, which will see Newton jailed for up to two years if he breaches the terms of the agreement.

Newton will be prevented from approaching or contacting Taylor unless it is through lawyers. He is also banned from entering buildings where she lives or works and from approaching her family. Newton's lawyer, Christopher Murphy, confirmed his client had signed "a consent order without admissions to the complaint".

Speaking outside the Sydney court, Taylor told reporters, "I'm enormously humbled by the support that I've had. Today was a first and necessary step. I'm very happy to be spending more time in Sydney safely."

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kim Kardashian Hits Back at Haters Over Her Unretouched Bikini Photos
  2. Kim and Kourtney Kardashian Flaunt Beach Bodies in Skimpy Bikinis During Mexican Trip
  3. Kim Kardashian's 'Jealous' of Kourtney's Hot Beach Body
  4. 'Dancing with the Stars' Features Shocking Elimination on 'Boy Bands and Girl Groups' Night
  5. Aaron Hernandez's Male Prison Lover Is Allegedly Revealed, Lawyer Denies Gay Rumor
  6. Sylvester Stallone May Star in More Marvel Films After 'GOTG 2'
  7. 'The Voice' Live Top 12 Eliminations: Who Is the First to Get Sent Home?
  8. Scott Disick Hangs Out With Khloe Kardashian Look-Alike in the Beverly Hills Hotel
  9. Scott Gimple Teases Rick's Death in 'The Walking Dead' Season 8
  10. 'KUWTK': Lisa Rinna's Family to Replace the Kardashians

CELEBS PHOTO