Kennedy claims late wife was 'abusive to children'
Robert F Kennedy Jr says in a newly revealed legal filing that his late, estranged wife Mary (pictured) was abusive towards his children from an earlier marriage and asked the court to prohibit her from threatening suicide in front of their kids.
Mrs Kennedy killed herself last month at the family's estate in Bedford, New York, two years after Mr Kennedy filed for divorce.
Portions of a confidential affidavit filed in 2011 in connection to divorce proceedings were posted online yesterday by 'The Daily Beast' as part of a cover story in 'Newsweek' magazine about Mrs Kennedy. The couple married in 1994 and had four children together. Calls to lawyers for both Kennedys were not immediately returned.