Ryan Phillippe is suing his ex-girlfriend Elsie Hewitt after he alleged that the actor had brutally beaten her this summer.
The 43-year-old actor filed the documents on November 17 in response to Hewitt's claim that he had been abusive to her.
In court documents obtained by PEOPLE, Phillippe's claim denies the allegations, alleging that Hewitt "broke into Phillippe's house in the middle of the night without permission" and "fabricated a story in an unjustified attempt to extort money" From him to help her in her modeling career.
People approached Phillippe and Hewitt's attorneys.
Phillippe alleges that 21-year-old Hewitt made a false police report accusing him of wounding her in the early hours of 4 When the alleged incident is said to have taken place, the actor also claims that Hewitt was "extremely intoxicated."
He further states in his lawsuit that "he was raised by women in a household where women's rights, the feminism and the defense were very much in the forefront, and he is sick of having been falsely accused of domestic violence. "
Phillippe tweeted on Wednesday after the news of his lawsuit broke down, is I was writing, "to be clear: I have not had a" girlfriend "for more than a year and I've hardly dated anyone since. any other label or mischaracterization, from media or gossip, related to any person, briefly, related to my personal life, is false. "
He continued," happy thanksgiving. "
The authorities closed the investigation criminal in relation to violence against the actor in September Hewitt filed a civil lawsuit in September against him for allegedly kicking, hitting and throwing it downstairs after an argument.
In court documents obtained by PEOPLE, Hewitt claimed that on 3 July, Phillippe – who shares two sons with former wife Reese Witherspoon and another with actress Alexis Knapp, left a party after being "ignored [by Hewitt]."
Hewitt alleges that he then went to Phillippe's house with a friend to pack his things in the early hours of July 4. and there was a physical altercation.
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A spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed to the people that the officers presented a report of the alleged attack and gave Hewitt an emergency protection order. The order expired on July 12.
In court documents obtained by PEOPLE, Hewitt claims that he saw Phillippe, with whom he had been dating since April but separated from her in July, "repeatedly abusing a panoply of legal and illegal drugs, including without limitation: cocaine, ecstasy, psychedelic mushrooms and steroids … "
The model alleges that Phillippe" increasingly combined these drugs with excessive alcohol consumption and frequently had symptoms related to drug and alcohol abuse, including mood swings and episodes of anger. " 19659002] Keith Fink, Hewitt's attorney, previously rejected any suggestion that his client had filed the claim for fame and money, telling PEOPLE that the model wanted to take a stand against domestic violence.
Hewitt, who provided several photographs of bruises and injuries that she alleges she obtained from the altercation, was admitted to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after the incident, where the police issued emergency protection or der and filed a report.
The model states that he suffered chest wall pain, abrasions and severe bruising. She is asking $ 1 million.