According to Kidd, his wife had tracking devices installed on his cars and computers and has harassed his trainer, friends and family.The Kidds were married in 1997 and live in Saddle River.Just two weeks after MJ and his wife of 17 years agreed to part, there’s more ugliness in the sports matrimonial universe.Jason Kidd, the Nets’ All-Star point guard, filed for divorce today from his wife of almost ten years, Joumana, citing “extreme cruelty” throughout their marriage.Joumana portrays Kidd, 33, as a sadistic binge drinker and excessive gambler who began beating her even before the pair's 1997 marriage.
Joumana Kidd, who last month was branded an erratic spousal abuser by the New Jersey Nets guard, made her allegations in a counterclaim filed late yesterday in New Jersey Superior Court (a copy of the document can be found here).The divorce filing came less than a day after the 33-year-old NBA player filed a domestic violence complaint seeking a temporary restraining order against his wife."Jason Kidd filed for divorce from his wife today on the grounds of extreme cruelty over a long period of time," Kidd's attorney, Madeline Marzano-Lesnevich, said in a statement Tuesday."As this is an extremely difficult personal matter, I ask that the privacy of the Kidd family be respected."The complaint, however, attempts to paint a detailed portrait of Joumana Kidd as a vitriolic, jealous and paranoid wife prone to public outbursts and threats, including during a recent Nets game.focuses on the dating lives of Pepa and three of her friends: Joumana Kidd, Jacque Reid, and Kali “Kittie” Troy.Joumana Kidd, a sports journalist and former model, is newly divorced from NBA star Jason Kidd, amid allegations of domestic abuse.