Kevin Costner and ex-wife Christine Baumgartner are taking the higher street just after settling their tumultuous divorce.
“They are now on speaking conditions. Matters are improved,” a supply exclusively tells Us Weekly, noting that the exes “didn’t want it to get hideous for the kids’ sake.”
Even though the pair — who share sons Cayden, 16, and Hayes, 14, and daughter Grace, 12 — could be retaining it civil, that does not signify they program on rekindling their romance. “There won’t be a reconciliation. They’re moving on,” the insider claims.
Costner, 68, is just “thrilled that the negotiations are over,” the supply continues. “At the finish of the working day, Christine is the mother to his young children and he didn’t want to combat any longer.” (Costner also shares daughters Annie, 39, and Lily, 36, and son Joe, 35, with ex-spouse Cindy Silva and son Liam, 27, with ex Bridget Rooney.)
Baumgartner, 49, and Costner finalized their divorce on Tuesday, September 19, pursuing a messy 4-thirty day period legal battle. The twosome have been at odds about boy or girl guidance and the terms of their prenuptial agreement.
Baumgartner first requested $248,000 per thirty day period in little one guidance from Costner but instead briefly obtained $129,755 for every thirty day period. A judge later ruled in favor of the actor about Baumgartner and set the payments at $63,209.
Regardless of the last boy or girl assist amount of money getting noticeably lower than Baumgartner’s preliminary request, the resource tells Us that she “and the children will be taken care of” by Costner “in their accustomed regular of residing for lifestyle,” introducing that the Yellowstone actor “doesn’t want them to want for just about anything.”
In accordance to the insider, Costner will “always love” Baumgartner and it was “important to him that she and the youngsters [were] taken treatment of” even if they are at odds.
Costner formerly spoke out about the challenging mother nature of the divorce next his and Baumgartner’s September listening to. “This is a terrible put to be, but this is where we’re at,” he advised Obtain Hollywood at the time. “It feels so lousy and we’re speaking about somebody I like on the other aspect, I just can’t.”
Although the divorce and little one support situation are settled, Costner and Baumgartner will return to court docket in November for a demo more than their prenuptial agreement.
“Kevin understands Christine is significantly from done,” a next insider solely advised Us earlier this month. “He’s relieved that phase one has [gone his way] … but Christine is confident as hell not giving up on the overall war.”
Baumgartner originally filed for separation in May well just after 19 several years of relationship. Costner reacted to the divorce filing at the time, expressing in a assertion by using his rep, “It is with excellent unhappiness that situation past his manage have transpired which have resulted in Mr. Costner owning to participate in a dissolution of relationship action. We talk to that his, Christine’s, and their children’s privateness be highly regarded as they navigate this challenging time.”
Later on that month, a third supply solely uncovered to Us that the divorce was Costner’s “worst nightmare” and he was fully “blindsided” by the split.
“Everyone imagined Kevin and his wife have been tremendous delighted,” the insider explained. “So it is all shocked. He really loves her.”