Meghan King filed a temporary restraining order against ex-husband Jim Edmonds on June 18 after allegedly insulting her, Vidak For Congress can confirm.
According to Missouri court records, the type of case is labeled “adult abuse.” [without] to stalk.”
A spokesman for the St. Louis County Court told Vidak For Congress on Wednesday that the documents are confidential due to the “high level of security” of the case and can only be obtained with the consent of one of the parties involved.
According to TMZ, King, 37, alleges in the files that Edmonds, 52, exhibited “frequent and consistent verbal abuse” towards her via texting and co-parenting app, Family Wizard.
Sources told the outlet that the spats related to co-parenting issues between the former couple, who share 5-year-old daughter Aspen, and 4-year-old twin boys Hart and Hayes.
Edmonds’ representative, Steve Honig, told TMZ in response to the request: “This request for a protection order is completely unfounded and also makes an absolute mockery of the pain suffered by the millions of women in this country who are legitimate victims. are of abuse.”
When Vidak For Congress reached him, he declined to comment further. King and her attorney were not immediately available.
A hearing to determine whether the restraining order will be made permanent is scheduled for September 19.
King and Edmonds, whose divorce was finalized in May 2021, have a long history of public disputes.
The “Real Housewives of Orange County” alum previously accused the former MLB star of cheating on her multiple times during their marriage. However, he denied those claims.
Since their split, King has shared that her relationship with Edmonds has only gotten “worse.”
“It’s terrible,” the former reality star said on Caroline Stanbury’s “Divorced Not Dead” podcast in July, weeks after the restraining order was filed. “It is so harmful to the children [and] for us as individuals. It sucks.”
King also shared at the time how using the Family Wizard app helped her co-parent.
“It makes me feel more secure because I feel like the verbal abuse will be toned down a bit more,” she explained. “Unfortunately, and shockingly, that’s not always the case, but it does give me a little more comfort to know that I have eyes that can be on it.”
Meanwhile, Edmonds King has called for her transparency with her followers about their son Hart’s problems due to his cerebral palsy.
In July, the former Bravo star shared that she was having trouble potty training the little boy. Edmonds slammed his ex-wife at the time, telling TMZ through his rep that he wished King would “stop putting their son and his challenges in the spotlight”.