Improbable 4 star Ioan Gruffudd is pleading poverty in his bitter divorce from Alice Evans, asking a courtroom to implement the sale of their $2 million marital dwelling – earlier than it’s repossessed.
Gruffudd, 49, claims his actress ex has been residing within the LA pad at no cost since they cut up in January 2021 whereas he pays out $6,570 a month in mortgage funds, insurance coverage and property taxes.
He needs a decide to checklist the three-bed La Jolla property on the market earlier than it goes into foreclosures as a result of neither he nor Evans have the means to cowl missed mortgage funds totaling $15,271, a $4,616 utility invoice and $11,793 in unpaid tax.
“Alice and I can’t afford to maintain it, however Alice is not going to conform to promote it,” Gruffudd protests in a brand new courtroom submitting obtained solely by DailyMail.com.
The Welsh actor additionally paints a bleak image of his funds within the Physician on December 2, claiming he is solely had one paid presenting gig prior to now yr and is now so broke he is counting on auditions from present flame Bianca Wallace .
Actor Ioan Gruffudd has been in a bitter divorce battle together with his actress ex Alice Evans since their cut up in January 2021
Gruffudd has been paying $6,570 a month in mortgage funds, insurance coverage and property taxes and says he now not has the cash to pay for his La Jolla dwelling
Gruffudd filed for divorce after Evans claimed on social media that he walked out on her and their two daughters Ella, 13, and Elsie, 9
‘The hire for my condominium is $3,400 monthly; I reside there with my girlfriend, who has paid nearly all of our residing bills, and all of our hire, since September 2022 attributable to my monetary circumstances, Gruffudd reveals.
The actor claims he is solely had one paid presenting gig prior to now yr and is now so broke he is counting on handouts from his new girlfriend, Bianca Wallace
“I’ve defined these monetary circumstances to Alice and have requested her a number of instances since we separated, by means of counsel, to assist financially and conform to promote the La Jolla residence … however Alice has not agreed to my requests or settlement proposals .
“I imagine that Alice can contribute to La Jolla’s housing prices within the brief time period. Nonetheless, based mostly on the knowledge I’ve, I perceive and imagine that Alice can’t afford to pay the prices of the housing in the long run.’
Gruffudd filed for divorce in March final yr, weeks after Evans claimed on social media that her husband of 14 years was dishonest on her and their two daughters Ella, 13, and Elsie, 9.
Evans continued to blast her ex on social media till Gruffudd sought a restraining order stopping her from sharing their non-public messages or publishing “false public allegations” about him.
In his new submitting, Gruffudd reveals that his profession has failed over the previous yr, leaving him unable to afford a $745,000 mortgage on the marital dwelling he hasn’t lived in for almost two years.
In courtroom paperwork obtained by DailyMail.com, Gruffudd is asking a courtroom to let him promote their $2 million marital dwelling the place Evans has been residing rent-free
“Since January 2021, I’ve paid all mortgage funds which were made on the La Jolla residence, and I’ve paid all property taxes and home-owner’s insurance coverage premiums which were paid,” he says within the submitting.
‘I’ve paid the bills for the La Jolla residence, together with electrical, gasoline, telephone and cable/web; I’ve paid all medical health insurance premiums for Alice, the youngsters and myself.
‘I’ve paid the insurance coverage for the municipal automobile Alice drives; I’ve paid the mobile phone payments for Alice, the children and myself; and I’ve paid all of the landscaping and pool upkeep bills for the La Jolla residence.
Till about April 2022, Alice often charged day by day bills like groceries to joint credit score and debit playing cards, and I paid these bank card payments.
Till April 2022 I paid for the nanny/housekeeper Gloria. I additionally paid Ella’s non-public faculty tuition and charges for the 2021/2022 faculty yr.’
In the meantime, Gruffudd reveals that his earnings in 2022 has been “drastically decrease” than earlier years.
He says he picked up a presenting gig final month however earlier than that he hadn’t labored since 2021, when he filmed The Reunion in France. He nonetheless owes 67,760 euros ($71,120) to French authorities in taxes.
Any royalties for previous work not often quantity to greater than $30.00 a yr, the Titanic actor provides, insisting he has no different earnings.
Gruffudd starred as Mr. Improbable within the 2005 movie Improbable 4. He claims he has had bother getting work lately
– I’m continually in search of new tasks. I haven’t got a contract for future work in the mean time, states Gruffudd.
‘I’ve no remaining sources of funds that I can use to pay the bills of the La Jolla residence, or different residing bills for myself, Alice or the youngsters, for any prolonged time period.
‘I at present have round $2,829 in my US financial institution accounts and round £12,193 in my UK checking account.
“I’ve no funding accounts or any liquid retirement accounts that may be accessed with out penalty. I at present pay $2,348 monthly for medical health insurance for myself, Alice and the children.’
Gruffudd signifies within the utility that he’s additionally searching for solutions to the state of his ex-wife’s monetary affairs.
Evans launched a GoFundMe account in June, insisting she could not afford to purchase requirements for her youngsters due to her spiraling authorized charges.
“Yesterday all my accounts had been drained and I could not purchase something. The identical day my husband’s lawyer despatched me a letter telling me I used to be going to courtroom on August 2nd to plead ‘my case’ within the divorce,” she wrote .
“I at present haven’t any lawyer and no cash to pay one. If I do not present up at courtroom I will likely be in contempt, and I do not know what’s going to occur to me or my youngsters at that time.
Gruffudd’s submitting says Evans generated pre-tax enterprise earnings of $43,608 in 2021 and in the identical yr had $133,038 in a property account within the UK, the place she grew up, in accordance with their joint tax returns.
Gruffudd and Evans met on the set of 102 Dalmatians in 2000 and married in 2007, having each their youngsters by means of IVF remedy
The divorce has been something however amicable. Taking to Instagram, Evans accused Gruffudd of utilizing cash that ought to have been spent on their daughters’ well-being on his authorized case
She raised one other $5,444 from GoFundMe however her November 2022 schedule of belongings and liabilities displays solely $27,633 in three financial institution accounts.
“I’ll conduct discovery to find out how the rest of Alice’s funds (roughly $105,000) had been spent over the previous yr,” Gruffudd concludes.
“For all of those causes, I’m now on the stage the place I merely can’t keep the established order. Subsequently, I need to ask the courtroom for permission to promote the house in La Jolla to keep away from the danger of foreclosures.’
Gruffudd and Evans met on the set of 102 Dalmatians in 2000 and married in 2007, having each their youngsters by means of IVF remedy.
Seven months after their cut up, Gruffudd went public together with his new relationship with Australian actress Wallace, 30, writing in a gushing Instagram publish: “Thanks for making me smile once more.”
Evans took to social media to accuse her ex of getting a “three-year relationship behind my again”, however Gruffudd’s aged mom, Margaret Griffiths, has claimed that nobody else was concerned within the break-up.
In her personal go well with, Evans has denied harassing or defaming Gruffudd and is searching for main custody of the 2 women and spousal assist.
LA County courtroom data say she is at present being represented by household regulation legal professional Anne Kiley who has been contacted for remark.
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