A mutual decision. kevin costner and his ex-wife christine baumgartner“I try to do [their marriage] work” before getting divorced, an informant tells him exclusively In contact.
“I think they had counselling, although it’s not one of Kevin’s favorite activities,” the source says of the former couple, adding: “Put it this way, neither of them really wanted a divorce. They tried to make it work, but they both decided that it was the moment and that it was the best thing for the whole family.
Kevin, 68, and Christine, 49, “raised [divorce] before, usually during a heated argument or argument, but none of their friends thought it would actually happen,” the source adds.
The A-list couple shocked fans everywhere when Christine filed for divorce in Santa Barbara County Courthouse on Monday, May 1, after 18 years of marriage. In contact confirmed the next day.
Representatives for Kevin and Christine did not immediately respond to In contact’s request for comments at the moment.
“It is with great sadness that circumstances beyond his control have occurred that have resulted in Mr. Costner being required to participate in a dissolution of marriage action,” Kevin’s representative told TMZ on Tuesday, May 2. “We ask that he, Christine and hers respect the privacy of the children as they go through this difficult time.”
Kevin and Christine share sons Cayden and Hayes as well as daughter Grace. The Academy Award winner also shares children. Annie Costner, Lily Costner, Joe Costner and Liam Costner with ex wife cindy costnerto whom he was married from 1978 to 1994.
This isn’t the first time Kevin and Christine have broken up. Four years after they officially started dating, the Dancing with Wolves The actor and the Cat Bag Couture founder briefly split in 2003, but reunited soon after, marrying in September 2004.
“Fear prevented me from marrying Christine,” Kevin explained to Near in June 2018.”[She] I wanted a child, but I was afraid I couldn’t be an effective father.
After they took some time apart, the Dragon-fly Star realized that she couldn’t see a future without Christine.
“I woke up and thought, ‘Am I going to lose a beautiful woman who is willing to be with me until my last breath because I’m afraid to say yes to a child?'” she added. “That’s all she took. Sometimes you learn that what you fear most will save your life.