One of the three Republicans vying for their Party’s nod to take on the Democrat in Georgia’s 12th Congressional district this November is facing accusations of domestic violence from his soon-to-be ex-wife.
Former Savannah talk radio host Ben Crystal, whose full name is Anthony Bennett Garrison Crystal, is currently going through divorce proceedings in which his estranged wife alleges that he “violently ejected” her out of their shared home while she was recovering from surgery.
Court documents filed in Chatham County Superior Court, May 6th, also claim that Crystal committed adultery and requests a divorce be granted on the grounds of “mental cruelty.”
Sources say that several Georgia GOP officials were mailed the divorce documents along with other information on Crystal at the state Republican convention this past weekend. It is also rumored that some high-level Georgia Republican Party officials may get involved in the 12th district GOP primary to prevent Ben Crystal from tarnishing the Party’s image with his candidacy.