A time for celebration — and reflection. Jim Edmonds celebrated Christmas along with his youngsters and his girlfriend, Kortnie O’Connor, as his estranged spouse, Meghan King, traveled again to St. Louis for the vacations.
“This 12 months began tough and I couldn’t think about a greater ending to a difficult 12 months on many ranges,” the 50-year-old former baseball participant wrote alongside the household snap in entrance of the Christmas tree on Thursday, December 24. “I couldn’t be extra proud and appreciative of what I’ve in my life. Actually am blessed! Merry Christmas from my household to yours.”
Us Weekly broke the news in October 2019 that Edmonds and King, 36, cut up after 5 years of marriage. The previous couple share daughter Aspen, 4, and 2-year-old twin boys Hayes and Hart. Edmonds can be the daddy of adult daughters Lauren and Hayley, whom she shared with his late first wife, Lee Ann Horton. (Lauren, who is pregnant, and Hayley weren’t featured within the aforementioned household photograph.) He additionally shares son Landon and daughter Sutton with ex-wife Allison Jayne Raski.
It didn’t take lengthy for Edmonds and King’s divorce to turn messy after she accused him of cheating on her with their nanny — allegations that he and the caretaker denied. Issues turned even nastier between them in 2020 as they argued over custody of their three little ones. Final month, the athlete and Hayley slammed King for testing positive for COVID-19 after partying in Miami.
Extra just lately, Edmonds accused the Actual Housewives of Orange County alum of leaving their former home “dirty and messy” after she moved out.
“Not used to this landlord stuff right here,” he stated in an Instagram video on December 10. “I didn’t notice that somebody would go away a home this soiled and messy. I’ve 4 folks in right here throwing trash away that was simply left behind.”
King, who split from boyfriend Christian Schauf in November, fired again in an unique assertion to Us on the time: “I’m going by way of an emotionally heavy transition, and I’m selecting to solely search for the constructive as a result of the destructive is an excessive amount of for me to tackle proper now. I’m very excited to be in my new house with my youngsters!”
The previous Bravo persona is ready to spend time with Aspen, Hayes and Hart on Friday, December 25, after they open presents with Edmonds.
“Merry Christmas Eve! At this time I’m touring house to St Louis to arrange my youngsters for Santa!” King wrote on Thursday by way of Instagram. “Andddd that’s about all that’s occurring for Christmas this 12 months. Perhaps I’ll throw in a breakfast casserole too ?. It’s small and easy however I’m kinda loving these Covid holidays… am I the one one? ?”
She additionally took to Instagram Tales to doc her airplane experience.
“Make it house,” she captioned a video from the bathtub on Thursday. “Tonight I’m pretending prefer it’s Christmas Eve-eve. Tomorrow I’ll do all of the precise Christmas Eve stuff with my kiddos.”
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