What do you really expect from these women??

Love & Hip Hop: New York” star Tahiry Jose got an awful birthday present — handcuffs and a trip to jail after an alleged beatdown.

The incident went down on Cinco de Mayo, Tahiry’s 38th birthday, after she got into a physical altercation with a woman who was staying in her New Jersey home.

According to arrest docs, Tahiry punched and scratched the woman in her face … and yanked her hair, leaving “reddish bruises” on the right side of her face.

Tahiry tells TMZ … SHE was the victim, and was merely defending herself. She claims she got home and the woman — whom she’d just recently allowed to stay with her — jumped her and started breaking stuff.

Tahiry was booked for assault and released the next day, but says she plans to press charges too.

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