Just when Charlie Sheen finds his babysitting goddesses, Brooke Mueller files a restraining order against him and has authorities pull their sons, 23-month-old twins Bob and Max, from his house. Brooke says Charlie took the boys on February 26 and hasn’t allowed her contact since. “I am very concerned that he is currently insane,” she said in the biggest “no duh” statement of the year. “I am in great fear that he will find me and attack me and I am in great fear for the children’s safety while in his care.” [People]
Charlie, of course, is taking the battle to the media. Keep reading »
“They live with Tom, which was their choice. I’d love [for] them to live with us, but what can you do? … They are healthy and sane and together and are great, great people. So I’m not one of those people that needs to be reminded of what I have.”
—Nicole Kidman talks about missing her adopted children Isabella, 18, and Connor, 15, who chose to live with Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. She’s said they made the decision to stay in Los Angeles, but we wonder if Xenu had any influence on this. [Us Weekly] Keep reading »
A recent article in Marie Claire magazine narrates the stories of three divorced mothers who gave up custody of their children—Maria Housden left her girls to their father in order to recover from the death of one of her daughters, Elle Hull decided to leave her kids with her ex-husband so that she could rebuild her formerly-falling apart life, and Rebekah Spicuglia gave up custody in order to go back to school.
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Dominatrix and fetish/bondage model Mz Berlin, whose real name appeared in a story in the San Francisco Weekly even after she asked for anonymity, has been denied the right to visit her 8-year-old son. After her ex-husband read the article about her, err, habits he asked the courts to take away Mz Berlin’s visitation rights. He said he’s worried about their son’s safety. Keep reading »
Pet custody battles are becoming more and more common. When married pet owners divorce, the animal they shared often finds itself at the center of their split. Monthly support payments, visitation rights, restraining orders, custody battles, and legal fees: Sounds like the usual bitter divorce battle, right? Not so fast. This time Kramer v. Kramer also stars Missy the Chihuahua, Sable the Keeshond, and Barney, a golden retriever-Lab mix. Welcome to the brave new world of animal custody law. Keep reading »