After 11 years of marriage, Johnny Knoxville and Naomi Nelson have determined to go their separate methods.
The Jackass star filed for divorce from his spouse of over a decade, submitting court docket paperwork in Los Angeles on Tuesday that cited irreconcilable variations, per People. The paperwork additionally said that the pair have been separated since September 24, 2021, the date of their eleventh marriage ceremony anniversary. Knoxville, whose actual identify is Philip John Clapp, is requesting joint authorized and joint bodily custody of their two kids, 12-year-old son Rocko and 10-year-old daughter Arlo. Within the paperwork, the stuntman additionally claims that he believes he owns property separate from Nelson, however he’s “unaware of the complete nature and extent of stated separate property,” and so has requested that it’s sorted out at a later date.
Knoxville has historically stored his personal life out of the general public eye, nonetheless, final 12 months he did write a candy be aware to his estranged spouse on Instagram in honor of Mom’s Day. Alongside pictures of Nelson with their two children, he wrote, “Pleased Mom’s Day to my one real love and essentially the most great mom our children might ever hope for. You bless us on daily basis and I and we love you very a lot.” Nelson is Knoxville’s second spouse. He was beforehand married to designer Melanie Cates from 1995 to 2008, with whom he shares a 26-year-old daughter, Madison Clapp.
Knoxville and the documentary filmmaker dated for just a few years earlier than they introduced they have been anticipating their first youngster collectively. In a post on the Jackass website on the time, he wrote, “It was reported as we speak that my girlfriend Naomi Nelson and I are having a child and I gotta say that’s true. Woohoo!!! We have now been collectively just a few years now and felt it was time to begin reproducing (if you recognize what I imply). Anyway, we’re excited as all hell, and might’t wait ’til the little booger will get right here. My daughter Madison has already began turning into an enormous sister, too, and helps pick garments, strollers, and beds for her new little sister or brother. Okay then, I simply thought you need to hear it from me that it’s official. We bought us one on the way in which!”