Terrence Howard to Cops: My Wife’s Extorting Me, and I Have Her on Tape!

Terrence Howard filed a police report with the LAPD Monday, claiming his estranged wife is extorting him, and we”re told he presented a shocking audio tape as proof.

Law enforcement sources tell our sources … Howard and his lawyer went to the LAPD to file the crime report.  Howard claims Michelle Ghent Howard is squarely demanding money from him, in return for not making a Terrence sex tape and other embarrassing things public.

The former couple is in an epically bitter divorce battle.  Among many things, Terrence claims Michelle is a racist who threatened to have him killed … by the Russians.

The LAPD had no official comment, but we”re told cops are in possession of the audio tape and they are investigating the extortion claim.