Kevin Costner was pictured carrying his marriage ceremony ring as he cuddled two girls in Las Vegas only a day earlier than his spouse filed for divorce.
Christine Baumgartner, who tied the knot with Costner in 2004, filed the petition to separate from the Oscar and Emmy profitable actor on Monday.
It comes six months after she advised him to give up Yellowstone as a result of his busy filming schedule was impacting their household.
The cut up is alleged to be resulting from ‘irreconcilable variations,’ with Baumgartner asking for joint custody of their three youngsters – Cayden, 15, Hayes, 14, and Grace, 12.
Costner, 68, has taken on a brand new Western undertaking that he’s set to direct, produce and star in and has a mammoth capturing schedule of 220 days.
And there are rumors he could star within the sixth season of the hit collection Yellowstone.
Kevin Costner was pictured on the Milano Restaurant and Bar in Las Vegas, carrying his marriage ceremony ring as he cuddled two girls, only a day earlier than his spouse filed for divorce
Kevin Costner’s spouse has filed for divorce after 18 years of marriage simply six months after she advised him to give up Yellowstone as a result of his filming schedule was impacting their household
Final photograph collectively: Christine Baumgartner, who tied the knot with Costner in 2004, filed the petition to separate from the Oscar and Emmy profitable actor on Monday
The cut up is alleged to be resulting from ‘irreconcilable variations,’ with Baumgartner asking for joint custody of their three youngsters – Cayden, 15, Hayes, 14, and Grace, 12
Costner went to the Milano Restaurant and Bar in Las Vegas together with his solid and crew following a particular pre-screening of his new western film undertaking Horizon: An American Saga.
Proprietor and chef Laura Migliorini posed for an image with Costner alongside supervisor and companion Laura Trent.
She shared the snap on Instagram and wrote: ‘@kevincostnermodernwest what a pleasure it was to host this excellent dinner at @milano_restaurant_bar for such a beautiful actor!’
Diahann Corridor, who was on the secret present earlier than the meal, mentioned: ‘My expensive buddy, Jaki Baskow, invited me and Doug Taylor to a really particular pre-screening in Las Vegas of Kevin Costner‘s new film undertaking.
‘Little did I do know that I’d be sitting actually subsequent to Kevin Costner for greater than half the day at present and throughout from Luke Wilson!!! They’re simply the nicest guys!
‘Lots of the actors within the 4-sequel film have been right here for the screening and it was fairly the afternoon… No images allowed however boy do I’ve some fantastic recollections! Thanks Jaki for such a beautiful expertise.’
Baumgartner reportedly gave Costner an ultimatum in October to give up the favored neo-Western present, Yellowstone, as a result of he can be filming in Montana for months at a time and away from their household who reside in Los Angeles.
‘It is actually knocked a gap of their household life,’ a buddy of hers advised Radar.
‘She needs a agency dedication that is his final season — or he might need to hit the dusty path!’
However Costner continues to guide a busy way of life as he completed filming the primary of 4 installments for his new western Horizon: An American Saga in November earlier than he began capturing once more the next spring.
Manufacturing for the second movie started in mid-April in southern Utah earlier than Baumgartner filed for divorce on Monday.
Costner wished to shoot all 4 elements of the undertaking, which includes 170 talking roles, again to again.
‘So, I’ll in all probability shoot for eight months,’ he beforehand advised Selection. ‘It’s a mountain — a mountain of time.’
‘I’m as pressed as I’ve ever been in my life when it comes to the duties and the quantity of choices I’m having to make day by day, between doing what I’m doing day by day for ‘Yellowstone’ and my very own [work].
‘There’s lots of people standing behind me ready for me to make choices and issues like that.’
Baumgartner and Costner have been married for 18-years and shared three youngsters collectively, ages 12 to fifteen. Pictured: The couple in 2004
Proprietor and chef Laura Migliorini (left) posed for an image with Costner alongside supervisor and companion Laura Trent
Horizon is an bold undertaking which spans 15 years of ‘the pre- and post-Civil Conflict growth and settlement of the American West’ and it sees him directing for the primary time since Open Vary in 2003.
Every movie, which shall be launched three months aside from one another, is shut to 3 hours lengthy.
And after the quadruple launch, Horizon goes to be damaged right into a collection for tv – every with 42-minute episodes.
Costner has performed patriarch John Dutton III in Yellowstone since 2018 however he reportedly solely wished to movie the again half of the season for only one week as he was busy with the Horizon undertaking.
It’s unclear when manufacturing will start on the brand new episodes for Yellowstone Season 5, or if these episodes will characteristic the demise of John Dutton.
However Paramount community president Keith Cox mentioned he was ‘very assured’ that Costner would return for the remainder of the fifth season.
There are even rumors that Costner may return for a sixth season of the hit collection.
The cut up comes after Costner, 68, took on a brand new Western undertaking that he’s set to direct, produce and star in and has a mammoth capturing schedule of 220 days
His busy filming schedule is alleged to have been having an impression on their household as he can be filming in Montana for months at a time and away from their residence in Los Angeles
Baumgartner’s submitting for divorce comes after Costner revealed the coronavirus pandemic strengthened their marriage.
The couple have been in quarantine along with their youngsters at their Los Angeles residence when every little thing was shut down.
‘Our partnership has actually come into focus about what we do for one another and the way we take care of our household,’ he advised Folks in June 2020.
‘Our home is sort of a river: You’ve simply obtained to get into the movement of it. And no matter you thought it was going to be, perhaps it nonetheless can, nevertheless it’s going to must work with what the day brings.’
And he opened up about getting his children to look at his children develop up and added: ‘I can really feel them working me. I can inform after they come to me about one thing that they’ve been already advised “no” by their mom.’
Costner met Baumgartner within the 1996 whereas he was rehearsing for his position in Tin Cup.
He was beforehand married to Cindy Silva on the time who he cut up from in 1994 they usually share three youngsters – Annie, 39, Lily, 36, and Joe, 35.
Costner first started courting Baumgartner in 1998, having met round 1996 whereas he was filming his film Tin Cup.
The Bodyguard star mentioned that on the time he first met her, he wasn’t able to fall in love once more.
They briefly separated in 2003 as a result of he wasn’t positive if he wished to have children however they shortly obtained again collectively and tied the knot in at Costner’s Aspen, Colorado ranch in 2004.
There are rumors that Costner may return for a sixth season of the hit collection Yellowstone
However there have additionally been studies that Costner’s beloved character John Dutton shall be killed off within the again half of Yellowstone’s present fifth season
Costner recalled on the break up and mentioned: ‘She mentioned, “I’m going to attend for you, however not lengthy. While you come to your senses, come again to me.” And I did.’
The couple welcomed their son Cayden in Might 2007, Hayes in February 2009 and daughter Grace in 2010.
He additionally shares a son, Liam Costner, with Bridget Rooney, who he dated after his cut up with Silva.
Baumgartner is a purse designer by commerce. Her label is known as Cat Bag Couture. The Each day Telegraph characteristic refers to her as a ‘mannequin.’
It was her Oscar-winning husband who helped her to get her begin in type.
‘Once I got here up with some samples, I confirmed them to Kevin, and he mentioned they have been lovely and superb. Once I got here up with some samples, I confirmed them to Kevin, and he mentioned they have been lovely and superb,’ Baumgartner advised the Denver Submit in 2005.
Costner shut down his movie profession for a brief interval following the delivery of their youngsters.
‘I didn’t make a movie for 4 years throughout and after the births of my second household,’ he advised the Each day Specific in 2016.
‘I’m much less involved with success on display screen than being round for the subsequent 20 years to handle them.’
Baumgartner supported her husband’s busy performing profession they usually have been pictured collectively on crimson carpets regularly.
She was there for his nomination for excellent efficiency in Yellowstone on the Display screen Actors Guild Awards in February 2022.
The couple have been pictured collectively on the 94th annual Academy Awards in March 2022 and Costner shared an image of his spouse and tweeted: ‘How lovely is my date?’
And the final time they have been seen collectively in public was at a charity profit in Los Angeles on April 5, 2022.
They have been purported to attend the Golden Globes in January 2023 when Costner received finest actor statue for his position as John Dutton in Yellowstone however they could not go resulting from a flood.
Christine Baumgartner and Kevin Costner attend the 94th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on March 27, 2022 in Hollywood, California
Christine Baumgartner and Kevin Costner 94th Annual Academy Awards on 27 March 2022
The divorce information comes weeks after DailyMail.com reported new particulars about Costner’s rift with Yellowstone creator Taylor Sheridan
Costner sings a rustic rock band referred to as Kevin Costner & Trendy West which he based with the encouragement of Baumgartner
After Baumgartner filed for divorce earlier this week, a assertion from Costner’s consultant learn: ‘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 youngsters’s privateness be revered as they navigate this troublesome time.’
Baumgartner, 49, will not be mentioned to be submitting for spousal help, with Costner’s response filed by Laura Wasser.
‘Spousal help to be payable to petitioner pursuant to the phrases of the events’ Premarital Settlement,’ Wasser mentioned, indicating there’s a pre-nuptial settlement between Costner and Baumgartner.
The divorce information comes weeks after DailyMail.com reported new particulars about Costner’s rift with Yellowstone creator Taylor Sheridan.
Sources claimed Sheridan developed a ‘God complicated’ which left Costner reportedly pissed off with the event of the hit Paramount Community collection.
The insider additionally alleged that Costner was left pissed off at how his considerations over the route the collection was taking have been dismissed by Sheridan – saying that the actor, who additionally serves as an govt producer on Yellowstone – was advised to ‘stick with performing’ when he raised questions on the way forward for the present.
‘Kevin will ceaselessly be pleased with and grateful for Yellowstone and the solid is like household to him,’ the supply mentioned of Costner, who lately nabbed a Golden Globe Award for finest actor for his portrayal of John Dutton.
‘He simply felt like Yellowstone is headed in a route that was not in step with their preliminary imaginative and prescient and he was met with criticism, together with that he ought to simply stick with performing.’
Final month, the New York Submit reported that Costner’s want to chop down his workload on the fifth season to concentrate on different tasks was additionally in charge for the strain between him and Sheridan.
‘It’s the identical as with all present runner and large star — there’s respect, however there’s friction,’ a supply described as ‘well-placed’ inside the manufacturing advised the outlet.
There have additionally been studies that Costner’s beloved character John Dutton shall be killed off within the again half of Yellowstone’s present fifth season.
The primary half of the season concluded on New Yr’s Day, with the second half initially slated to debut this summer season, although that seemingly will not occur.