For the second time in 10 months, retired New York Giants offensive lineman Luke Petitgout has found himself in hot water after going off the deep end and assaulting his wife. The most recent even reportedly occurred on Thursday night at 48 Lounge in New York City when an enraged Petitgout burst in screaming obscenities before assaulting a Queens man and then slapping his wife across the face.
The New York Post reports that Petitgout's wife, Jennifer, was at the 48 Lounge for a business meeting with two other women and another man, John Constantinides, when the former offensive lineman spotted them, charged the table and punched Constantinides in the eye.
“He slapped Jennifer open-handed, then continued fighting with the guys. He told them he wanted to take it outside,” the source told The Post.
Petitgout then attempted to attack a second man before six of the club's bouncers held him back, allowing the police to arrive and handcuff him. They proceeded to lead him away as he allegedly continued screaming at his wife.
Back in August, Petitgout was accused of beating his wife with her pocketbook and then kicking her out of a moving car on their wedding anniversary. That argument was reportedly spawned by cheating allegations and subsequent argument. Petitgout eventually had the charges cleared, but a source close to Jennifer says this most recent incident was the "last straw."
Jennifer filed a temporary restraining order on Friday and her divorce consultant said she is currently "weighing her options."
Petitgout was arraigned in Manhattan Criminal Court on misdemeanor assault.
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