Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner are placing on a united front following a bumpy break up.
Four months right after the “Yellowstone” actor’s wife filed to finish their 18-calendar year relationship, the exes confirmed to E! News on Sept. 19 that they “have come to an amicable and mutually agreed upon resolution of all issues pertaining to their divorce proceedings.”
The selection may well occur as a surprise to lots of who’ve adopted the duo’s authorized battle in the latest weeks. In simple fact, Costner —who’s been at odds with Baumgartner more than regular monthly child assist payments for their youngsters Cayden, 16, Hayes, 14, and Grace, 13 — a short while ago identified as the proceedings “a horrible place to be.”
“It feels so lousy,” he advised Entry Hollywood following a courtroom listening to Sept. 1, “we’re speaking about anyone I appreciate on the other facet…I just are unable to.”
Inspite of being on reverse ends of the courtroom, the 68-12 months-old Costner did share that he however has appreciate for his 49-12 months-outdated ex.
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The previous pair — who tied the knot in 2004 — initial declared their divorce in May possibly.
“It is with fantastic sadness that conditions outside of his manage have transpired which have resulted in Mr. Costner getting to take part in a dissolution of relationship action,” a spokesperson for Costner explained to E! Information in a Might 2 assertion. “We question that his, Christine’s and their kid’s privateness be respected as they navigate this hard time.”
(In addition to his young children with Baumgartner, Costner also shares Annie, 39, and Lily, 37, and Joe, 35, with 1st spouse Cindy Silva. He and previous girlfriend Bridget Rooney are also moms and dads to 26-calendar year-aged son Liam.)
Soon soon after their separation was announced, Costner and Baumgartner’s costly legal struggle began. In July, a choose briefly purchased the Oscar winner to pay Baumgartner $129,755 for every month, according to documents received by TMZ at the time.
Even so, by early September, Costner’s regular monthly payments were formally decreased to $63,209.
“Guidance better than $63,209 for every month is disguised spousal assist,” Choose Thomas Anderle shared of his selection, by means of Fox Information Digital. “Christine will have her chance to persuade the Court that she is entitled to spousal support.”