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What dad said to kids before mowing down their mom in the street – with them in back seat

The mother of three children shared the struggles of her “toxic” marriage just days before her husband allegedly ran over her and stabbed her three times in front of her three children.

Sophia Giraldo, 41, said Stephen Giraldo, 36, hit her with an SUV after she was waiting in her car with her three sons, ages 6, 9 and 11. and is still in danger.

Footage of the gruesome attack shows MTA bus driver Girardo waiting with his headlights on outside his home in Flushing, Queens.

Police said she left the premises around 5:15 a.m. Tuesday and walked towards the SUV before Girardo lunged at her and then broke into the side of the building.

Sophia Girardot, 41, remains in critical condition after Stephen Girardot, 36, crashed into her in an SUV in Flushing, Queens on Tuesday morning.

Footage of the gruesome incident shows Girardo, the MTA bus driver, waiting with his headlights on outside the building where his wife lived.

Footage of the gruesome incident shows Girardo, the MTA bus driver, waiting with his headlights on outside the building where his wife lived.

Girardo, pictured, appeared in court on Wednesday after being charged with attempted murder.

Girardo, pictured, appeared in court on Wednesday after being charged with attempted murder.

He said to his children, “Please fasten your seatbelts,” before accelerating towards his wife with the car in a sideways turn.

Girardo then crawled out the passenger side window of the car and stabbed Sophia three times with a knife.

She suffered severe neurological damage, a broken leg, and a stab wound to her liver. Authorities confirmed that no children were injured in the crash.

Sofia was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition and her husband was arrested at the scene.

The incident comes just days after Sophia, who describes herself as a “betrayal, trauma and abuse survivor,” spoke about her “toxic” marriage on a podcast she hosted called “Unfiltered and Free.” did.

She filed for divorce in August, runs a life coaching business for women, and has openly discussed the breakdown of her marriage.

Giraldo appeared in court today charged with three counts of attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon, reckless endangerment, and endangering the welfare of a child.

With his head bowed, he was given a speech by a judge and ordered to remain in prison.

Sophia has delivered a podcast called

Sophia has delivered a podcast called “Unfiltered and Free,” describing herself as a “survivor of betrayal and trauma and abuse,” and talking about her “toxic” marriage.

Girardo appeared in court on Wednesday

His wife previously said she had a 'toxic' relationship with him

His wife said she knew firsthand about “navigating a life upended by a toxic relationship.”

Authorities said Girardo got out of the car and stabbed Sophia three times.

Authorities said Girardo got out of the car and stabbed Sophia three times.

Sophia filed for divorce in August and ran a life-coaching business for women — and has spoken candidly about the breakdown of her marriage.

Sophia filed for divorce in August and ran a life-coaching business for women — and has spoken candidly about the breakdown of her marriage.

His wife said on the Dec. 12 episode that she knew firsthand about “navigating a life upended by a toxic relationship.”

She also discussed why she decided to end the marriage, saying, “I was trying to figure out if I was going to end the marriage. I spent my time

“It was as if my brain was saying, ‘I got this, I got this, I got this.’ And I had it.

Sophia also said the situation was “really out of control” before adding that “something has to change.”

“I had three children and three boys and I knew it was never my intention for them to grow up in a single parent home. It was never my intention.

She has been discussing her troubled marriage on her podcast since Oct. 26, a month after filing for divorce, and has scored nine episodes.

She started talking about her troubled marriage on her podcast on October 26, a month after filing for divorce, and recorded nine episodes.

Sophia also said the situation was

Sophia also said the situation was “really out of hand” before adding that “something has to change”

The father of three was ordered to remain in prison after being addressed by a judge while wearing a mask and keeping his head down.

Stephen Girard

The father of three was ordered to remain in prison after being addressed by a judge while wearing a mask and keeping his head down.

“I was always thinking about my kids and wondering what would be the best decision. Was this the best decision for them?

“One of the things I thought about was if my kids were willing to grow up toxic so they could say there was a man in the house.

“For me, it ended up being out of the marriage and I’m actively trusting it. God knows what’s best for my children.”

She started talking about her troubled marriage on her podcast on October 26, a month after filing for divorce, and recorded nine episodes.

Neighbors say she lived in the building with her three children after the couple split up.

The MTA said Girardo was suspended without pay pending the outcome of the investigation.

District Attorney Katz said, “The brutality of the attack and the fact that it was committed in front of the victim’s three young children causes heartbreak and outrage in all of us. My thoughts are with the children. I have.