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There is a new report regarding the co-parenting situation between Meghan King and Jim Edmonds, who share three children together: A source close to the former MLB player has made new allegations against The Real Housewives of Orange County alum and claims Edmonds now wants full custody.
“Jim is talking with his legal team about getting full custody of the children because he is getting increasingly upset that Meghan has been out of town during portions of her custodial time. There have been numerous times where Jim has brought the kids to Meghan for her custodial week only to find she is out of town and he has to leave them with Meghan’s nanny," a source close to Edmonds told Us Weekly.
The source alleged that Jim “has been told Meghan is looking for a second nanny... [this] raises his concern even more about the amount of time Meghan is away during her custodial time and the amount of time she is actually spending with the children. Jim feels if Meghan cannot be present during the week she has the children, then he should just keep them at his house and not leave them with the nannies.”
Meghan and Jim are parents to twin sons, Hart and Hayes, and a daughter, Aspen. A rep for Jim had no comment about the custody allegations. However, Meghan has issued a statement to Us Weekly rebuking the claims and clapping back at the source.
“I am a working, single mother and I have one live-in nanny (with no plans to hire an additional nanny). In the 10 months since Jim walked out on our children and myself, I have left Aspen, Hart and Hayes with my mother for three days (with my nanny helping her). I told Jim I had to be out of town for those days but he told me he couldn’t take custody of the kids because he would also be out of town," she said in a statement.
She added, “Additionally, our children’s GAL (guardian ad litem, a court appointed attorney for our children) knew about me leaving for the three days Jim is questioning. I told her why I had to leave and she said that was completely fine, that parents have to go out of town all the time and find coverage for their children. I have had primary custody of my children since he left us, including when I quarantined them for nine weeks in L.A. while Jim contracted COVID while partying in Nashville (and also infected his entire home).”
Meghan and Jim separated in October 2019 just as they were marking their five-year wedding anniversary. Since then, their co-parenting and custody situation has become rather contentious and has been making headlines since they separated.
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