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Supermodel Karen Elson has been granted a restraining order against her ex-husband, musician Jack White. The two stressed their breakup was amicable in 2011, when they even threw a "divorce party" for their friends and family. But Elson's lawyers says White has been sending his ex harassing calls and emails that have led the model to fear for her safety and the safety of their children. Elson's attorney says in the court filing that this isn't the first time White has attempted to control Elson: "This pattern of husband's bullying wife into submission was a contributing factor in the demise of their marriage." The pair are still trying to work out a custody agreement, and Elson wants White to attend family counseling, but he has refused. [Nashville City Paper]