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Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner have reportedly finalized their divorce after practically 19 years of marriage.
In line with a number of retailers, Baumgartner, 49, and Costner, 68, have reached a settlement 4 months after she filed for separation in Might. Additional particulars in regards to the settlement haven’t been made public.
The pair, who tied the knot in 2004, share sons Cayden, 16, and Hayes, 14, and daughter Grace, 12. (Costner additionally shares daughters Annie, 39, and Lily, 36, and son Joe, 35, with ex-wife Cindy Silva and son Liam, 27, with ex Bridget Rooney.)
Costner reacted to Baumgartner’s divorce submitting in Might, noting in a press release through his rep, “It’s with nice unhappiness that circumstances past his management have transpired which have resulted in Mr. Costner having to take part in a dissolution of marriage motion. We ask that his, Christine’s, and their kids’s privateness be revered as they navigate this troublesome time.”
Later that month, a supply solely advised Us Weekly that the divorce is Costner’s “worst nightmare” and that he’s “apparently nonetheless making an attempt to avoid wasting his marriage.”
Baumgartner’s submitting got here as a shock to Costner’s interior circle as nicely, with a second supply telling Us, “Everybody thought Kevin and his spouse had been tremendous comfortable, so it’s all shocking. He actually loves her and is making an attempt to get her again. He’s been blindsided by this.”
After practically 20 years collectively, Costner’s busy profession seemingly contributed to their marital issues.
“Christine wasn’t proud of Yellowstone‘s schedule delays as a result of it induced him to overlook a lot time along with his household,” a 3rd insider defined to Us, calling it “one of many causes” for the divorce. The supply famous that Costner was “on the fence about doing the present” — which movies in Utah and Montana — from the start.
“He needed to be satisfied to do the challenge,” the insider shared. “There have been months of discussions with Kevin and his household earlier than he did it. He didn’t need to do the present with out their enter.”
Costner has led the western drama as rancher John Dutton for the reason that present premiered in June 2018, however Paramount Community not too long ago confirmed that the present will finish after the second half of season 5 airs later this 12 months. Amid his divorce proceedings, Costner hinted in June that he was involved about having the ability to afford Baumgartner’s lofty youngster help calls for whereas not “underneath contract” for Yellowstone.
Baumgartner initially requested $248,000 monthly in youngster help from her ex. A brief order required Costner to pay $129,755 monthly, however at their September 1 listening to, the choose set the funds at $63,209 monthly.
Costner spoke out about his divorce on the time, telling reporters exterior the courthouse, “This can be a horrible place to be, however that is the place we’re at.” When requested whether or not he nonetheless “has love” for Baumgartner, he replied, “After all,” including that he thinks “all people” concerned wished the authorized battle to resolve shortly.