Jesse Williams Fights for Joint Physical Custody Amid Divorce From Aryn Drake-Lee

Jesse Williams and his wife, Aryn Drake-Lee, are in a heated custody battle over the couple’s two children. 

According to E!:

In court documents, Jesse and his attorney’s allege that Aryn has refused his request for more time with the two children they share.

“Aryn restricts my time with the children and decides when, and for how long I may have them. She has rejected, without any reason, each and every request I have made to have the children sleepover at my residence,” Jesse alleges in documents. “On the few days that I have the children, Aryn has insisted that my time with the children be limited during the week to approximately two and half hours per day, despite my requests for more time, including overnights with the children.”

He added, “I am therefore requesting a court order for a joint physical custody parenting plan…”

Jesse later goes on to proclaim that he has “always been an active, involved, ‘hands-on’ dad” to his two children.

Aryn’s lawyer released the following statement to E! News: “Protecting the privacy and well-being of their children is of paramount importance to Aryn Drake-Lee Williams. It is unfortunate that Mr. Williams has chosen to draw public attention to this difficult time and transition for their family. Aryn is solely interested in the best interests of their children, supporting a healthy relationship with both parents, and protecting the children’s privacy. Therefore, she will not comment any further on Mr. Williams’ unilateral and unfortunate public allegations.”

“They are working together on this custody arrangement and staying as civil with each other as they can. They just want it to be seamless,” a source later shared with E! News. “They both want joint custody, so no fighting is involved whatsoever.”

I hope they Jesse and his wife can find an amicable way to co-parent their children.

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