In Touch has learned that Flip or Flop star Tarek El Moussa filed a restraining order against his jilted ex after years of being tormented, threatened and harassed, before meeting and falling in love with now-wife, Christina.

The ex, whom Tarek had dated in high school, went bonkers after he left her for another woman, according to the court documents obtained exclusively by In Touch.

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“For three years I get calls in the middle of the night that wake me up. Sometimes she doesn’t say anything. Other times she will say I love you, I miss you, why do you hate me, can’t we be together,” the HGTV star claimed in the papers. “When I’m not getting these calls, she has guys call me saying they’re going to f— me up, key my car, jump me, shoot me etc.”

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In 2003, according to the documents, Tarek asked the judge for his ex to “stay 100 % [sic] away from me” and to get “help from a counselor to get over her anger and issues.”

The judge granted Tarek a temporary restraining order against the ex, but it was later dropped after neither party showed up in court for a follow-up hearing.

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