Jaime King and Kyle Newman’s divorce shouldn’t be going to be a simple one.
After submitting for divorce from her estranged husband, the actress additionally filed a request for a home violence restraining order on Might 18, by which she claims she’s been a sufferer of verbal and emotional abuse. Newman, on his finish, additionally filed an ex parte request on Friday, denying allegations of abuse, and making his personal allegations in opposition to her. ET has reached out to each King and Newman for remark.
In courtroom docs obtained by ET, King claims that she’s skilled repeated abuse at Newman’s hand because the start of their eldest son, James, which allegedly consists of digital surveillance, recording her with out her data, screaming and harassing her, chasing her in his automobile, isolating her from mates and staging a faux intervention to pressure her into confinement.
The previous Hart of Dixie star claims that her sister-in-law, Tahnee King, has witnessed the alleged abuse and allegedly heard Newman calling her inappropriate names in entrance of their two kids. She claims he has a sample the place any time she tried to realize some independence, he would escalate his efforts to demean and isolate her.
King lists Might 7, 2020, as the newest incident of alleged abuse, claiming that Newman continued “to refuse to return the youngsters that he’s withholding from out of state. On Might seventh, 2020, he informed me [Jaime] he’s having individuals watch my actions and my residence.” She claims this alleged abuse has precipitated her anxiousness, worry, and emotional injury.
King can also be requesting that her sons, James and Leo Newman, be included within the safety order. Within the docs, she states that she is requesting this order of safety as a result of Newman has allegedly refused to return their kids to L.A., “electing to stay in Pennsylvania with out her consent.” She says she has filed for sole authorized and bodily custody and that she is terrified Newman will retaliate. Per the docs, she is in worry that he’ll “abscond” with the youngsters as he has allegedly cleared money from their checking account and allegedly emptied some valuables from their secure.
King additionally requests that Newman keep 100 yards from her, her residence, job and automobile, in addition to requested that the courtroom implement a transfer out order for Newman as she “bought the house earlier than marriage with separate property and is the one individual on title to the house.”
She can also be requesting that her husband keep not less than 5 yards from their canine and that the courtroom give her non permanent use and possession of her Mercedes so Newman “can’t monitor” her “actions by the interior monitoring system.” She additionally asks for “unique use of all residence safety programs and surveillance programs” so Newman can’t proceed to surveil her. A listening to is scheduled for June 8.
Newman, in the meantime, denies the allegations of abuse, in addition to accuses King of substance abuse and infidelity, per docs obtained by ET. Newman claims that King is a “continual drug addict and alcoholic” and “refuses to acknowledge that she has an issue, not to mention search significant remedy for such drawback.”
He alleges that the actress used medicine whereas pregnant, which resulted in Leo “being born hooked on opiates.”
“I’ve spent the final decade and extra attempting to get Jaime assist, masking for her when she was drunk, excessive, driving underneath the affect, lacking for days at a time, late for work, preventing with mates, household, co-workers, workers, excusing her innumerable infidelities as being solely the results of the medicine, and taking good care of her when she was out of her thoughts, delusional, or catatonic because of her substance abuse and consuming problems,” Newman declares. “I’ve performed all the things I can consider to attempt to get her nicely so she might be the mom to our kids that I do know she might be, together with interventions, working along with her medical doctors to wean her off opiates, and attempting to persuade her to get into rehab many, many instances.”
Newman requests an emergency non permanent order for youngster custody and property management. He additionally requests the courtroom deny King’s ex parte order. He’s requesting joint authorized custody and full bodily custody of his kids, with monitored visitation rights granted to King. He additionally requests that neither get together disparage one another or focus on litigation in entrance of their kids. He additionally asks that King undergo random drug checks and full a parenting course.
Earlier this week, King was granted a brief restraining order in opposition to Newman pending the listening to, a supply near the state of affairs informed ET. King requested full custody and visitation, however it was denied additionally pending the listening to.
A spokesperson for Newman informed ET that he was “deeply saddened” by King’s actions.
“Kyle was deeply saddened by Jaime’s try and get hold of courtroom orders primarily based solely on false claims with out offering him any alternative to reply,” the assertion offered to ET on behalf of Newman said. “Because of this, he was extraordinarily happy that the choose nonetheless permitted their kids to stay in his care.”
“As Kyle continues to solo dad or mum, as he has performed all through this pandemic, he stays fully centered on placing the youngsters’s stability and welfare first,” the assertion continued. “Kyle desires nothing however the very best for his complete household and hopes that Jaime can discover the peace and assist she wants.”
King met Newman on the set of the 2009 movie Fanboys, which he directed and he or she made a cameo in. They tied the knot in Los Angeles in November 2007.