Kevin Costner is reportedly ‘shocked’ when his wife files for divorce
Kevin Costner was shocked after his wife of 18 years, Christine Baumgartner, hit him with divorce papers. The couple, who married in September 2004, have three children: Cayden, Hayes and daughter Grace.
Kevin Costner was shocked by his wife Christine Baumgartner’s divorce proceedings
Sources revealed that the “Bodyguard” actor was left stunned after his estranged wife filed for divorce this week. The star’s first marriage ended in a messy and public $80 million divorce amid accusations of infidelity, but a close friend revealed that wasn’t the case with his second marriage.
The couple were just spotted posing for the cameras together at the Oscars in March, and according to Costner’s friend, “Kevin was very surprised by Christine’s actions, she clearly doesn’t want a divorce and would take him back. Disappointing; he loves her and his children.”
Insiders also noted that Page six that the filmmaker’s busyness may have contributed to the destruction of his 18-year marriage to Baumgartner. The 68-year-old had been filming the hit series “Yellowstone” in Montana and spent months away from home, which may have caused strain in their relationship.
A representative for the father-of-seven has denied the cheating allegations, telling the publication that any of them are “absolutely not true.” A close friend of the ‘Thirteen Days’ star and a production source for his show both expressed shock at the 49-year-old’s decision to file for divorce, with the pal stating: ‘I have no idea if Kevin even knows what this is all about. reason. ” Also the source added:
“No one knew of any problems. He wasn’t ‘shut down’ on set and often went home to visit his family.”
As for the reason for the breakup, The Blast reported that the handbag designer cited “irreconcilable differences.” He asked in court documents obtained for joint custody of their three children and did not request spousal support as they already had a prenuptial agreement.
A representative for Costner spoke to the outlet and expressed his sadness over the situation, stating, “I am deeply saddened that circumstances beyond his control occurred that required Mr. Costner to participate in the divorce.”
The statement also asked people to respect the privacy of the couple and their children as they go through this difficult time. On Tuesday, the “No Way Out” actor filed his response to Baumgartner’s divorce petition, asking for joint custody of their children. The document stated: “Spousal support shall be paid to the applicant pursuant to the parties’ prenuptial agreement.”
Savannah Chrisley celebrates Kevin Costner’s divorce announcement
The reality TV star found a reason to smile while dealing with her parents’ incarceration. And while she’s been vocal about her struggles as a caregiver to her younger siblings, she’s happy with her love’s newfound freedom.
The Blast noted this The “Chrisley Knows Best” star shared a screenshot on his Instagram story of the latest news that Christine Baumgartner has filed for divorce.
The post features a picture of the former couple smiling for the camera, and the entrepreneur responded by posting a gif of a child excitedly pumping his fist to say “OMG!” with sound! sticker. The 25-year-old added a caption that read: “If you know… you know.”
Her excitement was because she previously expressed her admiration for the “Dances with Wolves” star on the 2022 episode of the “Unlocked With Savannah Chrisley” podcast.
In the episode, her mother Julie felt uncomfortable seeing her daughter lash out at the older actor, calling it “creepy and weird.” The podcaster made it even more awkward when he said, “Age is just a number” and complimented her on her youthful appearance. This caused the matriarch of the Chrisley family to retort, “Only sixty-seven—I can’t believe you said you’re only sixty-seven.”
The social media influencer then laughed and said his intentions were innocent. “I don’t understand it that way. I mean, he’s definitely too old for me, but he’d be like my old man… like my 100% old man,” he explained.
With a shrug, she commented, “I mean, if you’re not looking…” indicating that age is just a number as long as the person looks like the two-time Oscar winner.