Actor Kevin Costner and his wife Cristine Baumgartner recently ended their marriage. Kevin Costner was reportedly shocked by his wife Cristine Baumgartner’s decision to file divorce, according to a recent report by People.
The split allegedly happened due to Costner’s busy filming schedule. Apparently, Baumgartner found it hard to cope with her husband’s frequent absences. So she chose to end their marriage. Here’s everything we know about the matter.
The Reason for Divorce
Furthermore, a source close to the couple shared some of their personal information giving us some of the details about the reasons behind their divorce. According to that source, Baumgartner wanted them to spend more time together at their Santa Barbara home.
However, Costner has given more importance to his work over his home life in recent years. Four years of courtship led to the couple tying the knot in 2004. To date, they have three children.
Costner has three other children from one of his previous marriages. Lastly, the actor has another son with one of his former girlfriends. Needless to say, both he and his children will need some time to cope with this situation.
Costner’s representative released a statement on the 2nd of May. The statement expressed his sadness about the situation. Furthermore, he also asked for his family matters to stay private and for the press to respect their boundaries. The actor was awarded numerous times for his work.
Also, he won a Golden Globe earlier this year for his role in the popular television drama “Yellowstone.” However, rumors have circulated recently that Costner has been holding up production on the show’s fifth season. The actor may not return for the sixth. However, the actor is also going to star in a film series called “Horizon: An American Saga.”
Detail About Their Marriage
Baumgartner is a handbag designer. She met the actor while he was practicing for his 1996 film “Tin Cup.” The couple began dating in the year 1998. Finally, the couple tied the knot six years later. According to People’s sources, Baumgartner found it difficult to cope with his husband’s frequent absences.
The absence is mainly due to his busy schedule. She wanted to spend more time with him as a family. But Costner was much more focused on his career. However, the couple has not said anything publicly about the split.
In conclusion, Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner’s divorce came as a surprise to the actor as per reports. The actor was busy with his filming schedule. This allegedly played a key role in the split. Costner has achieved a lot of success in his career.
However, his home life has suffered as a result, according to sources. Baumgartner’s desire for more family time was a contributing factor to the split, as per sources close to them. The couple has three children together. Lastly, they have not commented publicly on the situation.
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