Christina Haack shouldn’t be going away with out a struggle.
Particularly in relation to her youngsters.
As beforehand reported, Ant Anstead filed for custody of the two-year previous son, Hudson, that he shared with the HGTV character, to whom he was married for nearly tow years and from whom he break up in September 2020.
Not solely did Anstead file for custody, however he accused his ex-wife of being an absent mom within the means of doing so.
In line with Anstead’s authorized paperwork, Christina has spent a mean of “9 full days every month” with Hudson over the past 20 months.
He additionally accused his former partner of exploiting the toddler, sharing his footage on social media with a purpose to construct her following — and even utilizing the child in varied paid/sponsored posts that earn Christina cash.
In a separate submitting, Anstead requested a choose to ban each himself and Christina from utilizing the toddler in any promotional materials with out consent from the opposite dad or mum.
Citing an instance of Christina’s lack of accountability as a mom, Anstead talked about in his submitting an incident from final summer season when Christina returned Hudson to his dad with a significant sunburn … after which shrugged off her son’s ache when Anstead introduced it up along with her.
He additionally claimed Christina as soon as dropped Hudson off — and did not inform Anstead that the kid had examined optimistic for COVID-19.
In response to those allegations, Christina launched a public assertion that reads as follows:
“What Ant is doing deeply saddens me. If this was actually about Hudson, as he says, this could have been dealt with privately with a non-public choose or mediation, as myself and my legal professional have recommended.
“I’ve had my share of ups and downs however I’m a superb mother and I like my youngsters with all my coronary heart and I’ll at all times defend them.”
Now, in the meantime, Us Weekly has shared Christina’s personal — and official — response with readers.
On April 28, a choose dominated that Ant had offered “inadequate” proof towards Christina and denied his custody request.
After her ex-husband’s petition was dismissed, Corridor fired again at him in a submitting of her personal.
“I’ve learn the declaration of Mr. Anstead and was shocked to see the false allegations towards me,” she said in courtroom paperwork obtained by Us Weekly.
Continues the inside designer, who previously hosted Flip or Flop along with her first husband, Tarek El Moussa:
“And his perception that he has been failing to guard our son by sharing custodial time with me.
“I can’t speculate as to his true motivations, however Hudson’s finest curiosity shouldn’t be what’s motivating his software to the Courtroom.”
Arguing that Ant’s accusations have been made in an try “to smear my good identify and tarnish my picture,” the actual property agent added:
“His try to mislead the courtroom is clear when offered with the true information.”
Christina, in the meantime, married Joshua Corridor in April.
Together with Hudson, she shares daughter Taylor, 11, and son Brayden, 6, with Tarek.