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Jimmie Allen and spouse Alexis Gale are giving their relationship one other strive after celebrating the arrival of their third child final month.
“They determined to work on issues collectively and are nonetheless collectively,” a rep for Allen, 38, instructed Folks in an announcement on Wednesday, October 4, noting the couple’s divorce “was by no means totally seen by means of legally.”
The pair’s reconciliation comes six months after information broke that the nation singer and Gale, 27, referred to as it quits after almost two years of marriage. (The duo tied the knot in Could 2021.)
“After a lot thought and reflection in current months, Lex & I’ve made the choice to separate,” Allen instructed Us Weekly in an April assertion.
On the similar time, the “Finest Shot” singer introduced that he and Gale have been anticipating child No. 3. “As we navigate this life change, we will additionally share that we are going to be welcoming one other youngster collectively later this 12 months,” he continued.
Allen concluded: “Our primary precedence is and at all times can be making certain that our youngsters are wholesome, completely satisfied and cherished, and we stay dedicated to coparenting with love and respect for each other. In mild [of] our rising household, we respectfully request privateness throughout this time.”
Gale and Allen filed for divorce inside two hours of one another on April 28. Allen was looking for joint custody of their then-two daughters — Naomi, 3, and Zara, 23 months — whereas Gale requested the court docket to be the first residential guardian.
As followers have been processing the couple’s cut up, information broke in Could that Allen is being sued by his former supervisor for assault and sexual harassment. Allen denied the claims and argued he and the unnamed employee have been in a consensual “sexual relationship” whereas he was married to Gale.
“I wish to publicly apologize to my spouse Alexis for humiliating her with my affair,” Allen wrote in a prolonged submit by way of his Instagram on Could 18. “I’m embarrassed that my decisions have introduced disgrace on her. That’s one thing that she didn’t deserve in any respect.”
The next month, Allen was accused of sexual assault for a second time. In accordance with paperwork obtained by Us in June, a lady recognized as Jane Doe 2 alleged that Allen sexually assaulted her and secretly videotaped the incident in Las Vegas in July 2022.
Allen as soon as once more denied the allegations towards him in July, telling Us in an announcement, “For years, I’ve handled racism and dangerous threats solely as a result of I’m a Black man within the nation music business, and this example has solely amplified that. Because the son and brother of rape victims, and the daddy of daughters, these false claims are extraordinarily hurtful to me and everybody round me.”
He defined that he waited to publicly handle the scenario as a result of he was working to “repair my household first.” Allen added that he was trying ahead to having the “alternative to clear my identify” as the 2 circumstances made their means by means of the authorized course of.
Regardless of dealing with two lawsuits — and a rocky marriage — Allen had one thing to rejoice when his youngest youngster, son Cohen, was born on September 27.
Gale confirmed their child’s arrival on Monday, October 2, sharing a photograph that included their two different kids. (Allen can also be the daddy of son Aadyn, 8, from a earlier relationship.)
When you or somebody you understand have been sexually assaulted, contact the Nationwide Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673).