USMagazine, Tuesday, March 31, 2009, 12:33pm (PDT)
Real Housewives of New York City newcomer Kelly Killoren Bensimon faced a judge this morning for allegedly assaulting her ex, Nick Stefanov.
The reality star, 40, was arrested earlier this month for reportedly punching her 30-year-old beau in the face, causing lacerations below his left eye and "substantial pain," according to the complaint he filed with police. She could face up to a year in jail if convicted.
"I don't even know if I qualify him as lover. How about a jilted moron?" he continued to Extra.
Prosecutors asked for an order of protection against Bensimon to be extended, but Hayes charged Stefanov -- who wasn't present at court -- was sending his ex threatening e-mails that said, "I'm going to make your life misery."
The case was adjourned until June 8, a clerk at NYC Criminal Court confirmed to Usmagazine.com.