January 28, 2023

Christina, Ant Ordered to Attend Mediation Amid Custody Battle

Preserving the peace. Christina Corridor (née Haack) and Ant Anstead have been ordered to attend mediation amid their ongoing custody dispute over son Hudson.

In accordance with court docket paperwork obtained by Us Weekly, the pair are required to fulfill with a mediator on June 15 with a purpose to tackle their disputed custody and visitation points forward of their subsequent listening to.

Us confirmed final month that Anstead, 43, filed a petition searching for full custody of the 2-year-old son he shares with Corridor, 38, with an Orange County, California, court docket on April 28. The Wheelers Sellers host, who was married to the Flip or Flop alum for 2 years earlier than they break up in September 2020, beforehand agreed to share joint custody with Corridor. (Anstead additionally shares daughter Amelie and son Archie with ex-wife Louise Storey, whereas Corridor shares Taylor and Brayden with ex-husband Tarek El Moussa.)

Nevertheless, in his submitting, the England native claimed that Corridor has not created a secure setting for Hudson within the years following their separation. Amongst different issues, Anstead alleged that the Christina on the Coast star returned Hudson to him in January with out disclosing that the toddler had examined constructive for COVID-19. “On the time, my accomplice [Renée Zellweger] was filming her new challenge and her covid prognosis positioned the entire manufacturing on pause,” he said within the April court docket paperwork.

Anstead additionally known as into query Corridor’s capacity to soundly mum or dad Hudson, citing her past use of the hallucinogenic Bufo Alvarius toad venom for instance of her being unfit to care for his or her son. In July 2021, the Wellness Transform coauthor revealed through Instagram that she “smoked a Bufo toad” whereas on her journey of self-discovery. It “mainly reset my mind and kicked out years of hysteria in 15 minutes,” she stated of the expertise.

After information broke of Anstead’s custody petition, Corridor instructed Us in a press release on April 28 that she is “deeply” saddened by the scenario. “I’m mother and I like my kids with all my coronary heart,” she famous.

Corridor filed a response with the Orange County court docket that very same day. “I’ve learn the declaration of Mr. Anstead and was shocked to see the false allegations towards me,” Corridor said in court docket paperwork obtained by Us. “And his perception that he has been failing to guard our son by sharing custodial time with me.”

She continued: “I can’t speculate as to his true motivations, however Hudson’s finest curiosity is just not what’s motivating his utility to the Court docket. … Mr. Anstead is just making an attempt to smear my good identify and tarnish my picture.”

Us confirmed on April 28 that Anstead’s request was denied after the court docket dominated that he had offered an “inadequate exhibiting” of proof in his submitting. The choose additionally said that Corridor wasn’t given sufficient discover concerning the request, per court docket paperwork. A brand new court docket date to debate custody was set for June 28.

Following their break up, the TV persona moved on with Zellweger, whereas Us confirmed that Corridor quietly married realtor Joshua Corridor final month.

With reporting by Diana Cooper

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