Rachael Leigh Cook dinner and Daniel Gillies Finalize Divorce


Legally over. Rachael Leigh Cook and Daniel Gillies finalized their divorce almost two years after announcing their split, Us Weekly can affirm.

A Los Angeles choose signed off on the She’s All That star, 41, and the 45-year-old Originals alum’s divorce on March 10, in line with court docket paperwork obtained by Us. The case was resolved in mediation and detailed the exes’ plans for his or her youngsters, pets and extra shifting ahead.

Rachael Leigh Cook and Daniel Gillies Finalize Their Divorce
Daniel Gillies and Rachael Leigh Cook dinner attend the ‘Max’ movie premiere in Los Angeles on June 23, 2015. Image Good/Shutterstock

Neither Cook dinner nor Gillies will obtain spousal help. They’ll share joint physical and legal custody of their two children: Charlotte, 7, and Theodore, 5. Per their settlement, “neither celebration shall make or enable others to make unfavourable feedback in regards to the different father or mother or the opposite father or mother’s previous or current relationships, household or pals inside listening to distance of the kids.” The pair may also share equal custody and prices of their two canines and two cats.

Whereas the actress and the Virgin River star are promoting their $1.9 million household dwelling within the Studio Metropolis neighborhood of Los Angeles and can divide the proceeds, Cook dinner will preserve the title to their property in Redondo Seaside, California. She may also retain a 2020 Audi and her private gadgets; Gillies, for his half, will preserve his 2019 BMW, the title and curiosity related to Lovesfool Productions, Inc. and his private gadgets.

The duo introduced their cut up in June 2019 after almost 15 years of marriage. “With deep gratitude for yearly now we have spent collectively and the 1000’s of lovely recollections shared, now we have mutually determined to separate as a pair,” they wrote in a joint assertion through Instagram on the time. “This determination isn’t one now we have come to simply or flippantly. We love and respect one another as mother and father, folks and artists and stay up for sustaining the most effective elements of our relationship for a few years to come back.”

Gillies filed for divorce in July 2020. The next month, Cook dinner opened up solely to Us about how they broke the news to their kids.

“We sat them down, we mentioned, ‘It is a severe speak,’” she recalled. “[We told them] what mother and pa know, and [that] this can be a grown-ups determination, not a children determination. … ‘We’re all the time going to be your mother and father however we’re simply not going to be married to one another anymore. … All the things else goes to be the identical for the foreseeable future, however simply so you already know that’s one thing that’s going to occur.’”
Cook dinner additionally gushed about her new boyfriend, Kevin, on the time. “He’s actually nice. I did good, if I do say so. Positively hitting out of my league there,” she instructed Us. “I met somebody very nice, and I am keen on him. He’s incredible.”

Gillies has moved on too, debuting his relationship with Julia Misaki through his Instagram Story in February.
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