Simon Barney – RHOC Tamra Barney’s Husband



Simon Barney the ex-husband of Bravo celebrity Tamra Barney of RHOC is in the midst of a heated court battle with the blonde fitness instructor.

Simon made some shocking and horrific allegations against the mother of his three children Radaronline reports–attempting to request full custody of the three minors who are currently in a 50/50 custody agreement.

In the documents, filed March 28 in a California courthouse, Simon Barney claims Tamra has been neglectful in her care for the children by not feeding or bathing them for days at a time!


He described in detail how the Real Housewives of Orange County star Tamra Barney neglected their children while under her care.

Simon cites an incident on March 7 when their son Spencer, 13, was in Tamra’s care and she failed to take him to the doctor when he broke his thumb.

A list of allegations from Simon regarding neglect of the children’s hygiene lists text message conversations going back to 2011 and 2012. Care is so bad with their mother, Simon states that their eldest daughter, Sidney, 15, asked to move out last October and has been living with him ever since.


Simon is the second husband of Tamra, now Judge, he was employed by Fletcher Jones Motorcars, as a sales consultant and also worked for a while in tequila sales. In season five of Real Housewives, Simon filed for a divorce after 11 years of marriage; on the grounds of infidelity and verbal abuse. He was also stepfather to Tamra’s first born Ryan, by a previous marriage to Darren Vieth.


But in 2010 Barney ended up behind bars, when the O.C Housewife tossed him in  jail for domestic abuse.


He is a proud father of three, girls Sydney 15, Sophia 8, and son Spencer 13; from his previous union to Tamra. Simon has also expressed he does not want his children to partake in the show at all, claiming no good can come from it and that they dislike filming and find the show embarrassing.

On his Facebook account you can find more than a few photos of his children.


Simon who has over 20-thousand followers on twitter, attended the University of Tampa and studied Business Management.

According to his LinkedIn profile he currently at Universal Dealer Consultants –which is a consulting and Software company for Auto Dealers, some of their clients include Mercedes-Benz USA, BMW USA, Fletcher Jones Group, Bill Jacobs Auto Group, Soave Auto Group –he is a Marketing Director in charge of national sales.

Simon went public with his new relationship back in October of 2010 and going by Simon’s recent Facebook updates and photos the two are still together and loving life! She is pretty and young brunette named Kay.

What do you think of the accusations made by Simon against his former wife?

You can find him on Twitter here and on Facebook here.