After three incidents, he feared the attacks were escalating and handed over the footage to police.Mrs Tweedy admitted three charges of common assault by beating at Manchester Magistrates Court and was issued with a restraining order banning her from contacting her husband.Prosecuting, Robin Lynch said: 'The complainant is the defendant's husband, they met in 2001 and within a couple of weeks moved into their current home address.'The first three years were described by the complainant as 'amazing' but the defendant began to drink in private and there sometimes there was some controlling behavior.'The defendant took over her husband's finances and told him that he had to hand over all of this wages to pay the bills.
Ally Wakefield from Denver in Colorado was one of eight cheerleaders attending a "cheer camp" for East High School in June who were filmed having their arms held up by felllow teammates while her coach, Ozell Williams, pushed on her shoulders to force her legs into a split.
And on Monday the Canadian actress kept her love close by as she celebrated the release of her new film My Days Of Mercy at a VIP party.
The 30-year-old beauty looked sharp in a skinny suit and Chelsea boots at the soiree, where she pulled in her bashful 23-year-old babe for a kiss on the cheek.
But Mr Tweedy defended his wife's actions outside court, saying: 'Helen is a fantastic and brilliant teacher and gets to work for 7.30am and doesn't leave till 7.30pm.
She's just so hard working.'I don't support the restraining order as it will make access between her and our child difficult.'We can't be amicable because of the restraining order but if there wasn't one in place then I'm sure we would be.'He added: 'The problem was just alcohol, she was admitted to hospital twice in the past year and could have died. It's not the kind of problem where she wakes up needing alcohol it's just the binge drinking at weekends that's caused this.'Hopefully now she can get the help she needs.'The court heard how the couple met 16 years ago and appeared to family and friends to be a happy couple.
Confidential help for male victims of domestic violence can be obtained by calling the charity Mankind Initiative 01823 334244.