Christine Quinn's Husband Christian Dumontet Denies Assault While Detailing Fight That Led to 911 Call

Selling Sunset alum Christine Quinn's husband Christian Dumontet denied accusations of domestic violence, detailing what allegedly transpired before he was arrested March 19.

By Gabrielle Chung Mar 27, 2024 12:23 AMTags
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Content warning: This story discusses domestic violence.

Christine Quinn's husband is sharing his side of the story one week after his arrest for assault with a deadly weapon

In court documents obtained by E! News March 26, Christian Dumontet—who shares 2-year-old son Christian Georges with Quinn—denied throwing a bag of glass at the Selling Sunset star during a March 19 dispute at their Los Angeles home. According to the filing, which was submitted on March 26 as part of Dumontet's request for a restraining order against Quinn, there has "never been incidents of domestic violence within the relationship."

"Ms. Quinn filed a false police report with fabricated allegations of domestic violence in an attempt to gain an upper hand in potential divorce and custody proceedings," Dumontet's attorney alleged in the papers. "Mr. Dumontet has never threatened violence and never engaged in any acts that could be construed as violence towards Ms. Quinn."

The software engineer claimed the incident occurred when he confronted Quinn because her dogs peed on some of his "very valuable, irreplicable and sentimental items."

Christine Quinn's Husband Christian Dumontet Arrested

"Mr. Dumontet went into the bedroom where Ms. Quinn was, to confront her about the dogs yet-again ruining items inside of the house," the documents stated. "He found Ms. Quinn laying on the bed, with cleaning items, soda cans, and food waste haphazardly strewn around the room, cleaning fluid spilled on the floor and seeping into the hardwood, towels and rags strewn about the floor and a mostly empty trash bag filled only with some soiled rags and paper towels in it, on the ground."

Dumontet claimed that he asked her to "clean the mess" but she allegedly refused, so he "grabbed the trash bag from the floor and threw it to the side of the room, against the wall," per the filing.

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"Mr. Dumontet did not throw the bag towards Ms. Quinn, or their son," the filing read. "Additionally, there was no glass in the bag, as there was no broken glass in the room or anywhere in the house."

Dumontet said he then asked his son to leave the room, but Quinn "grabbed the child by the arm and took him out" before baby Christian could make a move, per the docs. Alone in the room, Dumontet said he went to work on his computer before Quinn returned, with "Ms. Quinn asking Mr. Dumontet if he had finished making arrangements with the travel agent for their upcoming summer vacation."

"Ms. Quinn then walked out of the room, and, within minutes, LAPD police officers stormed the bedroom with guns drawn," the filing read, "ordering Mr. Dumontet out of the house without any time to gather any personal belongings, and while still in his bathrobe."

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Dumontet is now asking the court for protection from Quinn, who he alleges has "isolated" him from access to his family, friends, personal finances and belongings after filing for an emergency protective order against him. (Dumontet was arrested for a second time on March 20 for returning to the family home despite Quinn being granted the EPO.)

He is also requesting temporary joint custody with Quinn, who Dumontet says is "not cooperating with me in parenting."

Following the altercation, a source with knowledge of the situation told E! News that Quinn's "focus is on the safety of her child and making sure they remain safe and protected."

E! News has reached out to Quinn's rep for comment on Dumontet's filing but hasn't heard back.

Keep reading for a look back at Quinn and Dumontet's relationship journey.

Romance Reveal

During the season two premiere of Selling Sunset, real estate agent Christine Quinn announced her engagement to entrepreneur Christian Dumontet.

Engagement Party

Later in the season, the couple hosted an engagement party, where Dumontet gave a speech dedicated to his bride-to-be.

"Christine, I met you in Beverly Hills not even a year ago and I absolutely fell head over heels in love with you," he said. "We were literally in the car and we had an instant banter, which is really special. You don't get that too often."

Wedding Celebration

The pair tied the knot in December 2019, with Netflix cameras filming the festivities. 

Baby Joy

In May 2021, following an emergency C-section, the couple welcomed a son named Christian Georges Dumontet.

Legal Trouble

Dumontet was arrested on March 19 and booked on assault with a deadly weapon following a call involving a domestic dispute, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed to E! News. 

A day later, he was arrested again for returning to the family's home despite Quinn being granted an emergency protective order.

In a March 26 court filing, Dumontet denied Quinn's accusations against him, stating there had "never been incidents of domestic violence within the relationship."


Dumontet filed for divorce in early April, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for the breakup. In court documents obtained by E! News, he requested sole legal and physical custody of their son and asked the court to prohibit Quinn from receiving spousal support.

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