Figuring it out. Jaime King’s estranged husband, Kyle Newman, took their youngsters out of L.A. forward of their break up. He now hopes to finalize their divorce quietly to guard the boys.
“Kyle went to Pennsylvania the place his household is along with his youngsters when the pandemic started and has been parenting by himself all through the pandemic,” a supply tells Us Weekly solely. “He took them there to get them out of the hotspot that was L.A. and in order that they might be near his household.”
Whereas Newman, 44, was along with his and King’s two sons, James, 6, and Leo, 4, in Pennsylvania, the actress, 41, filed for divorce on Monday, Could 18. The information got here as a shock to Newman, who has been married to King for practically 13 years.
“Kyle was stunned that Jaime filed as a result of they have been in mediation,” the insider explains. “There was no purpose why he thought this was going to occur. Jaime taking this step was a shock to say the least.”
The Hart of Dixie alum was granted a short lived restraining order on the identical day she filed for divorce, however Newman remains to be centered on getting via the drama with out dragging their youngsters into it.
“Kyle is hoping to determine this case out exterior of courtroom transferring ahead for the protection and safety of their kids,” the supply provides.
A second supply clarified to Us that the estranged couple have been in settlement about Newman taking the boys to Pennsylvania, forward of their breakup. On the time, King was working in Calgary, Canada, and the novel coronavirus was simply starting to unfold.
“Jaime and Kyle agreed that he ought to take the children to Pennsylvania as a result of they each thought issues have been going to get actually dangerous in L.A. with coronavirus and so they needed to get the children out,” the insider defined. “So Kyle took the children to Pennsylvania — due to the pandemic and with Jaime’s permission — whereas she was caught in Calgary.”
Now that King is again in L.A., she “needs this resolved privately and peacefully as properly,” the supply added.
Us confirmed on Monday that King had submitted paperwork for a divorce and a request for a restraining order, which she was “partially granted” the identical day, saying that Newman can’t come “inside 100 yards” of her.
A supply later advised Us that the White Chicks actress filed an emergency movement associated to custody and visitation of the youngsters, which was denied by the decide. The next day, Newman responded to his estranged spouse’s actions.
“Kyle was deeply saddened by Jaime’s try to acquire courtroom orders primarily based solely on false claims with out offering him any alternative to reply,” a spokesperson for Newman advised Us in a press release on Tuesday, Could 19. “Because of this, he was extraordinarily happy that the decide however permitted their kids to stay in his care.”
The assertion continued: “Kyle needs nothing however the very best for his complete household and hopes that Jaime can discover the peace and assist she wants.”
Tuesday additionally marked the primary time King was noticed out in L.A. with out her marriage ceremony ring. The Nebraska native was photographed working errands sporting a diamond sparkler on her center finger, however not her ring finger.