Ioan Gruffudd and Alice Evans fail to reach agreement amid bitter custody battle

Ioan Gruffudd and Alice Evans have apparently failed to get along amid their bitter custody battle.

In July, actor Liar, 48, filed for joint custody of his two daughters Elsie, 8, and Ella, 12, and asked for custody and visitation to see them amid his acrimonious split with his ex-wife, 54.

However, according to court documents, the former couple failed to resolve their differences in family court, despite the help of a mediator.

The drama continues: Ioan Gruffudd and Alice Evans have apparently failed to get along amid their bitter custody battle (the pair pictured in 2018)

It comes weeks after Ioan also filed a restraining order obtained against Alice, which prohibits him from mentioning him on social media for three years following his bitter online rants against him and his girlfriend Bianca Wallace.

Publicly available documents show that Ioan and Alice’s meeting was set for Wednesday August 31 and indicate that mediation took place but “no agreement” was reached.

It also says the former couple have another meeting for Tuesday, October 11 at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Los Angeles as they continue to try to come to terms with their children.

The document goes on to confirm that that Ioan and Alice have completed the mandatory Our Children First program.

War: In July, actor Liar, 48, filed for joint custody of his two daughters Elsie, 8, and Ella, 12, and asked for custody and visitation to see them in the middle of his acrimonious split with ex-wife, 54 (Ioan, Alice and their daughters pictured)

War: In July, actor Liar, 48, filed for joint custody of his two daughters Elsie, 8, and Ella, 12, and asked for custody and visitation to see them in the middle of his acrimonious split with ex-wife, 54 (Ioan, Alice and their daughters pictured)

The Los Angeles Superior Court states of the program that: “Parents are required by law to attend a parent mediation orientation/education program and mediation session prior to appearing for an order. of cause or a lawsuit concerning custody and/or access to their children.’

MailOnline has contacted representatives for Ioan and Alice for comment.

Fantastic Four star Ioan initially sought joint custody of his two daughters, months after his estranged wife Alice filed for sole custody amid their bitter divorce.

In addition to seeking visitation rights, he claimed in the filing that Evans deliberately tried to cut off communication between Gruffudd and the children.

Tension: However, according to court documents, the former couple failed to resolve their differences in family court, despite the help of a mediator

Tension: However, according to court documents, the former couple failed to resolve their differences in family court, despite the help of a mediator

Tension: However, according to court documents, the former couple failed to resolve their differences in family court, despite the help of a mediator

Unsettled: Publicly available documents show Ioan and Alice's meeting was scheduled for Wednesday August 31 and says mediation took place but 'no deal' was reached

Unsettled: Publicly available documents show Ioan and Alice's meeting was scheduled for Wednesday August 31 and says mediation took place but 'no deal' was reached

Unsettled: Publicly available documents show Ioan and Alice’s meeting was scheduled for Wednesday August 31 and says mediation took place but ‘no deal’ was reached

He also requested that the girls undergo in-person therapy and reunification therapy via Zoom with him pending court-ordered mediation over custody.

In the filing, Gruffudd reiterated allegations that Evans was verbally abused during their 14-year marriage, and “undermining[ing him] in front of girls throughout their lives.

“Alice often made fun of my appearance, making comments about hair loss and telling me I had ‘floppy, vaginal eyes,’ read court documents filed Friday.

He went on to claim that Evans “inflicted severe emotional damage on Ella and Elsie through his statements and by interfering in my relationship with them.”

In a video before the former couple split in January 2021, which Gruffudd offered as evidence in the filing, Evans allegedly told Ella that she would “have a new daddy.”

Family: The document goes on to confirm that Ioan and Alice have completed the mandatory Our Children First program (Alice and her daughters in 2018)

Family: The document goes on to confirm that Ioan and Alice have completed the mandatory Our Children First program (Alice and her daughters in 2018)

Family: The document goes on to confirm that Ioan and Alice have completed the mandatory Our Children First program (Alice and her daughters in 2018)

Father: The Fantastic Four actor Gruffudd has filed for joint custody of his two daughters Elsie, eight, and Ella, 12, after his estranged wife Evans filed for sole custody

Father: The Fantastic Four actor Gruffudd has filed for joint custody of his two daughters Elsie, eight, and Ella, 12, after his estranged wife Evans filed for sole custody

Father: The Fantastic Four actor Gruffudd has filed for joint custody of his two daughters Elsie, eight, and Ella, 12, after his estranged wife Evans filed for sole custody

“In a FaceTime I had with the girls on March 3, Ella said that Alice had falsely told her that I wanted Alice to kill herself and that Ella probably wouldn’t have a mom anymore,” Gruffudd wrote. in the petition.

‘Ella said to me: ‘Dad, this makes me very sad’ and ‘if I don’t agree with her, apparently I’m a bad girl’.

Evans was married to Gruffudd for 14 years before their messy split last year and they are embroiled in a lengthy court case in which he accused her of domestic abuse.

Ioan also recently took out a restraining order against Alice in which he hoped the new restrictions would end the public falling out between the two, whose acrimonious split in March 2021 and ensuing slang matches threatened to overshadow their careers. respective.

Act: This comes weeks after Ioan also filed a restraining order obtained against Alice, which prohibits him from mentioning him on social media for three years following his bitter online rants against him and his girlfriend Bianca Wallace (pictured)

Act: This comes weeks after Ioan also filed a restraining order obtained against Alice, which prohibits him from mentioning him on social media for three years following his bitter online rants against him and his girlfriend Bianca Wallace (pictured)

Act: This comes weeks after Ioan also filed a restraining order obtained against Alice, which prohibits him from mentioning him on social media for three years following his bitter online rants against him and his girlfriend Bianca Wallace (pictured)

However, last month Alice risked breaching her restraining order after again taking to social media to post about their split.

Taking to Instagram, she wrote, “I’m working out to try to calm myself down because I’m GASLIT. Creepy GASLIT.

“With my children, with the places where I usually go. All. I can’t leave the house without being photographed and told I’m fat and horrible while ‘B’ is so thin….

She signed off: “…I can’t process any longer.”

A source said of the recent restrictions: “Ioan had no choice but to fight his legal fight against Alice.”

“She had become increasingly unstable and seemingly determined to destroy her career with her character assassination. He hopes this will put an end to it.

Ioan was present inside the Los Angeles court to witness the domestic violence restraining order being granted, but Alice did not appear.

In new court documents, Ioan claimed Alice continued to cause him problems and wanted additional provisions added to the existing restraining order.

Risk: However, last month Alice risked breaching her restraining order after again taking to social media to post about their split.

Risk: However, last month Alice risked breaching her restraining order after again taking to social media to post about their split.

Risk: However, last month Alice risked breaching her restraining order after again taking to social media to post about their split.

He demanded that Alice not post any posts on any social media account, including but not limited to Instagram and Twitter accounts, that are disparaging or harassing. [Ioan] or other protected person.

The other person is listed as Ioan’s new girlfriend, Bianca Wallace, who he started dating shortly after they split.

Additionally, he instructed Alice not to post her text messages or any other communications to the parties’ children, or the children’s text messages or any other communications to Ioan, on any social media account.

He also asked the judge to order Alice not to contact her employer or make derogatory statements about her to her employers.

Later in the court documents, Ioan said that since the restraining order was put in place, Alice “has used her social media accounts to continue to harass, threaten and disturb the peace of me and my girlfriend. , Bianca Wallace”.

Accusations: The mother-of-two, 54, claimed she was gassed and called 'fat' and 'awful' compared to 'B' - believed to be Ioan's new girlfriend , Bianca Wallace

Accusations: The mother-of-two, 54, claimed she was gassed and called 'fat' and 'awful' compared to 'B' - believed to be Ioan's new girlfriend , Bianca Wallace

Accusations: The mother-of-two, 54, claimed she was gassed and called ‘fat’ and ‘awful’ compared to ‘B’ – believed to be Ioan’s new girlfriend , Bianca Wallace

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