Actor Patrick Dempsey is being accused of domestic violence as documents show he beat up his wife and even allegedly crushed her finger for thrill.
The 50-year-old “Bridget Jones” star reportedly abused his late wife Rochelle “Rocky” Parker when they were married, documents dated 1994 revealed, as exposed by The Sun.
The actress, who is 26 years his senior, revealed that Patrick Dempsey wanted to see how to beat up a woman and hit his wife in his hand.
Rocky said Patrick Dempsey injured her hand while they were on the set of the 1987 movie “Can’t Buy Me Love.”
“The physical abuse included Respondent breaking my finger when he rushed me to a van and closed the door on my finger,” she said. She added had arthritis in the hand after the incident.
Rocky revealed on the paper that she began seeing a psychiatrist on a regular basis and used anti-depressants in the span of her marriage with the heartthrob actor. A decade later, Rocky retracted her statements against Patrick Dempsey about his domestic violence.
They met at the production set of “Brighton Beach Memoirs” in 1984. Patrick Dempsey and Rocky married in 1987 while the actor was still 21. Rocky, on the other hand, was 47.
The two divorced in 1992 after eight years of marriage, as Patrick Dempsey admitted cheating on her. Rocky died in 2014 after succumbing to lung and throat cancer, The Hollywood Life said in a report.
Meanwhile, “Bridget Jones” star Patrick Dempsey married his second wife, make-up artist Jillian Frank whom he had three children.
Jillian Frank also filed for divorce from Patrick Dempsey.