Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner’s divorce news has surprised the world, especially since the couple had been married for 18 years. However, Kevin Costner had expressed a concern about marriage before settling down with Baumgartner.
Costner Was Concerned About Having More Children
Kevin Costner already had four children when he started dating Christine Baumgartner. In an interview with Parade, he admitted that he was afraid of having more children and being unable to be an influential father. He also didn’t want to go through a custody battle again, as he explained to “Extra.” On the other hand, Baumgartner made it clear that having children was important to her, causing a four-year-long delay in their relationship.
However, one day, Costner realized he didn’t want to lose Baumgartner over his fear of having children and agreed to start a family with her. Now, they share three children.
Costner Is Determined To Have Joint Custody
Ironically, Costner is now in a position where he has to negotiate custody again. With their three children under 18, he and Baumgartner must decide on custody arrangements. Thankfully, both have asked for joint custody, indicating they may agree about their children’s best interests.
However, their divorce proceedings have just begun, and how it will play out in court remains to be seen.
Speculations About Costner’s Future In “Yellowstone”
Recently, an insider alleged that Costner’s role in “Yellowstone” was causing tension in his marriage. Given that Costner isn’t on board with the idea of divorce, some have suggested that he may quit the show if it means reconciling with Baumgartner.
What caused Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner’s divorce?
The couple has not revealed the exact reason for their divorce. Costner’s spokesperson said that circumstances beyond his control have led to their divorce.
How many children does Kevin Costner have?
Kevin Costner has seven children, three of whom he shares with Christine Baumgartner.
What are Kevin Costner’s plans after the divorce?
There is no information about Kevin Costner’s plans after his divorce. He may quit “Yellowstone,” but it is purely speculative.