Ioan Gruffudd has reportedly filed for divorce from his spouse Alice Evans after 13 years of marriage.
Based on court docket experiences obtained by The Blast, the Incredible 4 star, 47, is alleged to have filed authorized paperwork at Los Angeles Superior Court docket.
The publication claims that it’s ‘unclear’ whether or not Ioan and Alice, 49, signed a prenuptial settlement or whether or not the actress will ask for youngster or spousal assist.
Reviews: Ioan Gruffudd has reportedly filed for divorce from his spouse Alice Evans after 13 years of marriage (pictured in 2011)
The estranged couple married in 2007 and share daughters Ella, 11 and Elsie, seven.
MailOnline has contacted each Ioan and Alice’s representatives for remark.
In February, Alice confirmed that the estranged couple had been discussing a ‘authorized separation’ as she insisted that they’re ‘nonetheless pals’.
It got here after the 102 Dalmatians revealed in January that the couple had been breaking apart in a shock Twitter assertion and accused the Liar star of ‘mentally torturing’ and ‘gaslighting’ her in addition to claiming ‘he now not loves me’.
Court docket: Based on court docket experiences obtained by The Blast , the Incredible 4 star, 47, is alleged to have filed authorized paperwork at Los Angeles Superior Court docket (pictured in 2018)
‘Unclear’: The publication claims that it’s ‘unclear’ whether or not Ioan and Alice, 49, signed a prenuptial settlement or whether or not the actress will ask for youngster or spousal assist (pictured in happier occasions)
Since their marital woes got here to mild, Ioan has been pictured carrying his wedding ceremony ring round Los Angeles the place he additionally broke his silence about their ‘extraordinarily tough’ cut up.
In February, Alice insisted she and the actor ‘are nonetheless pals’ and confirmed that they had been urgent forward with discussions over a ‘authorized separation’.
The actress additionally declared that she has already raised their two daughters ‘alone’ for ‘half their lives’.
Sharing a snap of the estranged couple posing collectively in happier occasions, she additionally addressed questions over why she addressed their cut up in such a public method.
The Bristolian wrote: ‘It should be bizarre to understand why anyone would share their ache on social media quite than with their nearest and dearest.
Household: The estranged couple married in 2007 and share daughters Ella, 11 and Elsie, seven (pictured in June 2018)
‘I get that. You should suppose I am an a**gap. I am not although. I haven’t got a mum, or a dad. I haven’t got any shut pals in LA. I’ve sorted my children for half their lives alone. My husband is aware of that.
‘We’re certainly discussing authorized separation, however we’re nonetheless pals. You may say what you need about me being an consideration seeker however you understand it isn’t true. You simply need a purpose to place me down. Please – go forward. I am impenetrable ❤️’
It got here after Ioan himself broke his silence on his ‘extraordinarily tough’ cut up from Alice final month.
Nonetheless carrying his wedding ceremony ring, the Welsh actor stopped to briefly converse with photographers as he went grocery procuring solo at Dealer Joe’s in Los Angeles.
Addressing the cut up, he stated: ‘Look, as I stated earlier than, it is an especially tough time for the household, our ideas are with our youngsters clearly proper now and I would actually respect a little bit little bit of privateness proper now, thanks.’
Nonetheless pals: In February, Alice insisted she and the actor ‘are nonetheless pals’ and confirmed that they had been urgent forward with discussions over a ‘authorized separation’
Cut up: It got here after the 102 Dalmatians revealed in January that the couple had been breaking apart in a shock Twitter assertion and accused the Liar star of ‘mentally torturing’ and ‘gaslighting’ her in addition to claiming ‘he now not loves me’
Alice’s put up had come simply days after she shared a heartbreaking replace on her marital woes and admitted she ‘nonetheless loves’ the actor.
The star took to Instagram to share a duo of photographs depicting damaged hearts, together with one studying ‘sport over’, alongside a caption wherein she acknowledged she was preventing towards his plans and detailing her ‘excruciating ache’.
In her put up, she wrote: ‘Nothing to say excerpt THANK YOU for all of the loving and inspiring messages. I by no means thought this may occur to us…
‘I’m nonetheless preventing towards it, as a result of I really like our youngsters, and I nonetheless love him, however one thing has occurred inside his head and no matter it’s, I do not see him coming again to us. The ache is excruciating however I’m stronger than an ox…
‘Although I weep all day when my children aren’t wanting, at evening I add up figures and plan futures for us and you understand what? I’ll do these two angels proper if it is all I ever do.! And Emma, after all, if she PROMISES to cease leaping everyone! Your Alice’.
‘Our younger daughters and I are very confused and unhappy’: Alice first took to Twitter in January to share the ‘unhappy information’, stating the Welsh star stated he ‘now not loves her’
One other one: In a twist within the story nonetheless, the assertion was later deleted earlier than Alice despatched one other tweet studying: ‘Hello there. I did not delete the tweet from a number of hours in the past about him leaving. He did. From my account’
It had been claimed that the estranged couple had spent a number of time having ‘heated and intense talks’ of their backyard.
A supply advised The Sun that the duo, who share two daughters, appear to have ‘made some progress’ after having in depth discussions at their LA house and even saying that the household grew to become ‘playful’ and had been ‘laughing’ at factors.
A supply advised the publication: ‘Ioan has been at house with Alice over the previous few days they usually spoke for a very long time out within the backyard.
‘It regarded intense and heated at occasions, however later rather more playful. They had been laughing and taking footage and their children had been with them.
‘It appeared as if they might have made some progress — however, clearly, it has been very frosty for a while particularly along with her Twitter posts.’
Feedback: Alice defended her messages in a duo of exchanges with followers
Information of the cut up got here following Ioan’s return from Australia, the place he has been capturing season three of Harrow alongside Ella Newton, 30, and Anna Lise Phillips, 46, who performs his ex-wife.
Ioan, who performs a a forensic pathologist within the drama, advised an Australian publication how he developed a detailed bond together with his co-star Ella whereas filming the sequence within the nation.
Talking of his ‘bond’ with Ella, Ioan advised an Australian newspaper: ‘I am so fortunate. We bonded virtually instantly, so there’s lots of respect there.’
Ella, who has a boyfriend, performs Ioan’s daughter within the Australian drama. There isn’t any suggestion Ioan has been untrue to his spouse.
The Sun reported on the time that Ioan stated of Ella: ‘Ella — properly, look, everybody will get branded ‘somebody to observe’, however from working along with her, she actually is.
Pained: After her Twitter assertion, Alice shared a heartbreaking replace on her marital woes and admitted she ‘nonetheless loves’ the actor
‘You may’t take your eyes off her when she’s on display. She’s so uncooked as a result of she’s so younger and inexperienced. However she’s desirous to study, desirous to hear.’
MailOnline contacted representatives for remark on the time. There isn’t any proof to counsel Ioan was ever untrue.
Ioan has spent three lengthy spells in Australia filming the TV drama Harrow.
He was in Brisbane over the summer time of 2020, making the third sequence together with his co-stars. When he returned, all appeared properly — on the floor.
Alice posted an image of the 2 of them cuddling up reunited in August with the fond caption: ‘He is again and he is grumpier than ever (shhh!).’
Dad and mom: Earlier this 12 months, Ioan’s mom insisted ‘nobody else’ was concerned within the breakdown of his 13-year marriage to spouse Alice, whereas his father stated that their marriage had been in hassle for a while previous to their cut up (pictured in 2012)
Earlier this 12 months, Ioan’s mom insisted ‘nobody else’ was concerned within the breakdown of his 13-year marriage to spouse Alice.
It got here after Ioan and Alice launched a joint assertion, insisting they had been ‘dedicated to their kids’.
The united entrance adopted a unprecedented 24 hours, which noticed a sequence of tweets posted by the actress – and subsequently deleted – claiming her husband was leaving the household and he or she was being ‘gaslit and mentally tortured’.
Alice additionally accused Ioan of hacking her Twitter account to delete the unique tweets stating he was leaving her and their kids as a result of he ‘now not loves’ her.
An announcement launched to MailOnline from the couple learn: ‘As you may think about, that is an extremely tough time for our household and we stay dedicated to our youngsters. Thanks for respecting our privateness.’
Co-star: Ioan advised an Australian newspaper how he developed a detailed bond together with his co-star Ella Newton, 30, (pictured) whereas out filming Harrow, their new tv sequence in Australia
Alice took to Twitter to share the ‘unhappy information’, stating Ioan stated he ‘now not loves her’ and has left her younger daughters feeling ‘very unhappy’.
The unique assertion was later deleted, with Alice alleging that it was her estranged husband who had taken to her account and eliminated the message.
She posted one other Twitter message, studying: ‘Hello there. I did not delete the tweet from a number of hours in the past about him leaving. He did. From my account…
‘And hell sure when I’m being gaslit and mentally tortured then hell sure I’ll wash my linen in public’, nonetheless this tweet was additionally deleted in a while.
After the now-deleted message, she was then criticised by a follower, who penned: ‘Looks like a bizarre factor to be posting on Twitter’.
Marriage has been ‘in hassle for a while’, says Ioan’s father
Ioan Gruffudd’s father has claimed his 13-year marriage to Alice Evans had been in hassle for a while.
Peter Griffiths, 72, stated information of the couple’s separation didn’t come as a ‘full shock’ and that he had been ‘conscious’ of issues between the pair.
Talking completely to MailOnline from his house in Pentyrch close to Cardiff, South Wales, the retired headteacher stated: ‘As a household you might be conscious of these items occurring.
‘I’ve spoken to Ioan and we’re after all extremely unhappy however I don’t wish to go into an excessive amount of element.
‘We’re very unhappy, significantly for our two granddaughters. It’s simply very unhappy, however these items do occur and marriages do finish.’
In response, Alice responded writing: ‘Why? I’ve misplaced my thoughts’.
One follower then penned: ‘I did the identical when this occurred to me. I believe it is how one acknowledges there is no returning to what existed earlier than. Accepting it by stating it publicly lets you recognise the impossibility [of] reconciliation.’
She then responded: ‘That is precisely why. And than you. Six months of harrassment: sure/no/perhaps. I can’t dwell like this anymore’.
Within the authentic shock assertion, Alice penned: ‘Unhappy information. My beloved husband/soulmate of 20 years, Ioan Gruffudd, has introduced he’s to depart his household, beginning subsequent week.
‘Me and our younger daughters women are very confused and unhappy. We have not been given a purpose besides that he ‘now not loves me’. I am so sorry.’
Ioan’s father claimed his 13-year marriage to Alice had been in hassle for a while previous to their cut up.
Peter Griffiths, 72, stated information of the couple’s separation didn’t come as a ‘full shock’ and that he had been ‘conscious’ of issues between the pair.
Chatting with MailOnline from his house in Pentyrch close to Cardiff, South Wales, the retired headteacher stated: ‘As a household you might be conscious of these items occurring.
‘I’ve spoken to Ioan and we’re after all extremely unhappy however I don’t wish to go into an excessive amount of element. We’re very unhappy, significantly for our two granddaughters. It’s simply very unhappy, however these items do occur and marriages do finish.’
In a telling signal, Ioan spoke of their relationship struggling in February 2020.
He advised The Guardian: ‘I believe we have struggled the previous 4 years, making time for one another as a result of bodily we’re aside.’
The couple’s daughters had been conceived by way of IVF after discovering Alice had a low antral follicle depend on the age of 38.
They welcomed their first youngster after one spherical of IVF, whereas their youngest woman arrived after eight rounds of therapy – which prices upwards of £7,000.
Alice wrote within the Daily Mail in 2016: ‘Extraordinarily hypertension earned me whole mattress relaxation for the final two months of the [first] being pregnant after which there I used to be, in a hospital mattress, sweating and screaming and writhing about – similar to on tv.
‘A mere 40 hours later Ella arrived, a 6lb 2oz lobster-red baby-alien. Immediately none of my different plans mattered. This was the factor I ought to have finished years in the past. The one factor. It was as near being in heaven as I would ever get.
‘This time our first cycle failed. As did our second. Our third did not even produce any eggs to fertilise. Our fourth gave us a number of to freeze. It wasn’t working.
‘Lastly, bodily, mentally (to not point out financially) depleted, we determined sadly that cycle eight could be our final. Elsie Marigold Evans-Griffith was born on September 13, 2013.
‘She has her dad’s huge brown eyes however not his unfeasibly lengthy tongue, thank goodness. I understand how fortunate I’m. I received the lottery. I get to kiss goodnight to the 2 most valuable human beings I’ve ever met. My objective now could be to get the phrase out. Do not wait till it is too late.’
The couple met on the set of 102 Dalmatians in 2000, when Alice was in a relationship with Pablo Picasso’s grandson Olivier.
The pair grew to become engaged six years later after she gave him an ultimatum about their relationship, and tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in Mexico in September 2007. Ioan beforehand gushed about their sturdy bond and ‘unbelievable relationship’.
He acknowledged in an interview with Who: ‘After we first received engaged, there have been lots of people who had been like, ”Oh actors who’re married can get fairly tough as a result of there’s too many egos concerned.” However we have simply had a unbelievable relationship.’
Early beginnings: The couple met on the set of 102 Dalmatians in 2000 (pictured), when Alice was in a relationship with Pablo Picasso’s grandson Olivier
In 2017, Alice spoke a few ‘sinister’ encounter she had with disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein, simply hours after Ioan screen-tested for one in all his films in Cannes in 2002.
Alice claimed the producer propositioned her and invited her to hitch him in a lodge toilet.
Ioan shared his assist for her as he stated in an interview with The Sunday Post in 2018: ‘I simply needed to carry her hand and stroll her by way of it. She’s a unprecedented lady, fiercely sturdy and brilliant and one of many bravest individuals I do know.’
He added to The Guardian final 12 months: ‘I used to be very pleased with Alice. As a result of ladies weren’t being believed.
‘She needed to say, ‘No, that is positively his modus operandi. That is how he behaves. I’ve witnessed it.’ So she needed to current the case, assist bolster the case.’
Alice was born in New Jersey to British dad and mom, instructor Janet and college lecturer and mathematician David.
She was raised in Bristol along with her brothers Anthony and Philip, and quickly labored in Paris after finding out Italian and French on the College Faculty London.
Alice regularly updates followers with photographs of her household and credit Piers Morgan’s journalist spouse Celia Walden, actress Joanne Froggatt and socialite Woman Victoria Hervey as her shut pals.
Ioan’s dad and mom had been additionally educators, and the Superb Grace star grew up in a Protestant non-conformist family together with his youthful siblings Alun, 45, and Siwan, 40, in Cardiff.
He first featured in Welsh TV movie Austin on the age of 13, earlier than he attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Artwork in London and appeared in TV exhibits and movies equivalent to Poldark, Titanic and Hornblower.
Through the early phases of his profession, the star lived with fellow actor Matthew Rhys – who served as finest man at his wedding ceremony – for almost 10 years.
Ioan is finest identified for his roles in Incredible 4, W. and Horrible Bosses, whereas Alice has starred in The Vampire Diaries, The Originals and Harmful Parking.
Actors: Ioan is finest identified for his roles in Incredible 4, W. and Horrible Bosses, whereas Alice has starred in The Vampire Diaries, The Originals and Harmful Parking (pictured in 2000)