(TMZ) -- Jennifer Hudson claims she's in fear of baby daddy David Otunga -- afraid he will physically harm her -- something Otunga vigorously denies.

TMZ has obtained the order of protection Hudson got Thursday. She claims David has exhibited "aggressive, threatening and harassing behavior toward me." She says, "I am now living in fear of further action David might take."

She claims on Wednesday she was at a recording session in Chicago with their son, David Jr., and David made a series of phone calls to reach her. When he couldn't get her, he asked their son to record the scene. Hudson says David wanted their son to show she was dating one of her producers ... something she denies.

She says when she got home David was visibly angry, grabbed David Jr. by the hand and physically pushed Hudson out of the master suite. She claims their son, a make-up artist and an assistant witnessed the incident.

She says this was just the most recent in a pattern of escalating and threatening behavior and she says she's especially concerned because David is a 6'3" 240 lb professional wrestler.

Hudson goes on to say in legal docs, on occasion David left a gun and holster on their kitchen counter. He said it was a movie prop, but Hudson says, "David knows that I am and have been very sensitive to firearms after my mother and my brother were murdered by a firearm." She says, "I believe that he left it out to taunt, intimidate and frighten me, which he absolutely accomplished."

As we reported, Hudson got an order of protection and got cops to remove David from the family home.

And as we reported, Jennifer and David, who broke up several months ago, have been negotiating a custody arrangement but each want primary physical custody and the negotiations have fallen apart.

The order of protection gives Hudson exclusive possession of their residence and orders David to stay away from her and their son.

Jennifer's custody petition, which she also filed, asks the judge to give her "significant decision-making responsibilities." Her petition says she's been "solely responsible for making all major decisions" for their son. Our sources say David says it's exactly the opposite.

David was not present in court when Jennifer got the order, and he says she has made up all of her allegations to gain an advantage in their custody dispute.

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