Could 22, 2020|4:58pm

Kyle Newman has fired back at estranged wife Jaime King, saying in court docket papers she’s a “chronic drug addict and alcoholic.”

Newman, 44, claimed in courtroom paperwork filed Friday early morning and acquired by Site 6 that the “Hart of Dixie” actress, 41, “refuses to acknowledge that she has a problem, let alone search for significant therapy for these problem.”

He even more alleges she abused opiates right before their two young children — James, six, and Leo, 4 — were born and all over her pregnancies, ensuing in Leo “being born addicted to opiates.”

The files also claim that King put in 10 months striving to wean herself off the opiates less than professional medical supervision, but in the end relapsed in January 2020 and began “drinking even far more seriously.”

Newman promises on Jan. 12, 2020, he and fourteen of King’s closest close friends staged an intervention.

King purportedly checked into a rehab facility in Utah but, soon immediately after arriving, checked herself out towards qualified tips.

Newman statements that in February, when King had to relocate to Canada for operate, he and their sons visited her, only to be blown off because she was “too active.” He statements she later admitted to getting an affair.

Newman also alleges at King’s “insistence,” the young children had been to stay with him and his relatives in Pennsylvania during the pandemic, only for her to come to be “erratic” and assert in courtroom documents she submitted previously this week that he experienced kidnapped them.

King filed for divorce earlier this 7 days and was granted a momentary restraining buy, but her emergency movement associated to little one custody and visitation was denied.

Newman is requesting the courtroom grant him temporary principal bodily custody of the little ones with visitation for King. At the moment, they share joint legal custody. He also would like King to submit to random drug and alcoholic beverages tests, including prescription tablets.

He also desires King to be ordered to entire a parenting course.

A source tells Web page Six that the long-term bodily custody status of the young ones will be established at a long term hearing, but they’ll stay with Newman in Pennsylvania for now they are underneath no obligation to return to LA.

In response to this latest action, King’s rep advised Site 6, “This is a further vicious, failed try of Kyle to carry on his abuse of Jaime and manipulate the court docket procedure. These days Kyle was denied all requests for emergency orders and the choose granted Jaime shared authorized custody of their two children. The temporary domestic violence restraining order remains in location to safeguard Jaime.”

Newman and King tied the knot in November 2007.