10/16/2012 09:37 am ET Updated Oct 16, 2012

Adrienne Maloof Beaten, Bruised In Disturbing Photos: Reality Star's Friend Claims Paul Nassif Did It

Horrifying pictures have surfaced of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Adrienne Maloof, bruised and beaten in the midst of a messy divorce battle with her soon-to-be ex-husband, Dr. Paul Nassif.

Maloof's personal chef and friend, Bernie Guzman, posted the eight disturbing pictures on his Facebook page, claiming Nassif "is a beast" and did this to her. In the photos, taken from behind, Maloof is nude from the waist up with bruises and welts across her back and on her arms.

“Now you know ... Everyone else needs to know. It's a secret I have kept ... he must be stopped," Guzman wrote, insinuating that Nassif was responsible.

"Adrienne did not put me up to this," he continued, adding, "I feel everyone needs to know. I'm sure she will be relieved everyone knows ... Now you know who and what he really is."

“Adrienne Maloof was pushed to the ground. Punched and beaten," he said, ending with, "He is a beast.”

Of course, Nassif and his lawyer did not take this situation lightly, telling TMZ that he absolutely had nothing to do with the marks on his ex's body.

Attorney Marty Singer tells TMZ, "Any suggestion that the photos show my client struck Adrienne Maloof is a complete fabrication. No physical assault ever occurred."

As for how Maloof may have gotten the injuries, Singer went on to say, "I can't speculate how these marks occurred. I know the woman does martial arts."

In court documents, Maloof claimed that she was a victim of domestic abuse at the hands of Nassif, writing, he "has often shoved me to the ground, pulled my hair and yelled at me."

See the photos at TMZ.



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