Halle Berry absolutely petrified about ex hubby tell all book

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Halle Berry absolutely petrified about ex hubby tell all book

TELLING ALL … Those close to Halle Berry say she is VERY worried that her soon to be EX HUBBY could sell a TELL ALL book about her CRAZY ways.

Sources say she is “absolutely petrified”

As Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez gear up for a potential divorce fight, everything from who filed for divorce first to allegations about Martinez’s temper could become factors in court.

The couple filed dueling petitions for divorce this week: Berry submitted hers under the alias “Hal Maria” on Monday and Martinez filed his own on Tuesday. On Wednesday, PEOPLE confirms, Berry submitted a second petition – identical to the first but without the use of pseudonyms. Filing separate petitions could be a play to gain an upper hand if the case moves to court, a legal expert says.

“For tactical reasons, some attorneys want to file first because if you’re the petitioner and the case proceeds to trial, you get to put on the case first,” Robert Brandt, a family law specialist in California, tells PEOPLE. “It gives you that advantage.”

A source close to Berry says she had other motivations. “She filed first, but she didn’t draw attention to it,” the source says. “Halle filed under fake names to protect both them and their kids.”