‘Anything you’ll be able to spare will lend a hand’: Ioan Gruffudd’s ex-wife Alice Evans in £20,000 internet fundraiser to pay for a divorce legal professional
- Miss Evans, 53, says she sacked legal professionals as she can not manage to pay for any further felony charges
- She has set up GoFundMe web page to lift $25,000 and is calling pals for cash
- The actress introduced in January 2021 that Gruffudd, 48, used to be strolling out
- During separation, she made headlines over essential messages about Gruffudd
Actress Alice Evans is begging for money on-line after claiming that her US divorce combat with Ioan Gruffudd has left her broke.
Miss Evans, 53, mentioned she had sacked her legal professionals as a result of she can not manage to pay for any further felony charges.
The famous person of 102 Dalmatians has arrange a GoFundMe web page to lift $25,000 (£20,500) and is calling pals for cash as her divorce battle enters its fifteenth month.
Miss Evans introduced in January 2021 that Gruffudd, 48 – who discovered popularity within the TV collection Hornblower – used to be strolling out as a result of he not cherished her.
It emerged that he had arrange house in California with actress Bianca Wallace, 30 – an additional at the Australian crime drama Harrow by which he performed the lead.
Papers filed in courtroom in Los Angeles final week state she is representing herself within the divorce, having disbursed with the services and products of legal professional Leon Bennett. Gruffudd has employed Anne Kiley, who additionally represents Brad Pitt.
During their acrimonious separation, Miss Evans made headlines for posting essential messages about Gruffudd on-line.
Ioan Gruffudd (left) pictured with female friend Bianca Wallace (proper) at LAX Airport on Friday
Gruffudd and his ex-wife Alice Evans pictured in combination on the European movie premiere of King Arthur on the Empire Leicester Square in 2004
But on the weekend, she put a letter from Kiley’s company on Instagram reminding her she used to be topic to a restraining order – and caution that it can be a felony offence for her to publish on social media about her husband.
She has additionally defined her state of affairs in an electronic mail to pals in the hunt for cash, writing: ‘I never in a million years thought I would be doing this.
‘Until recently everything appeared to be going well in my life. I had a wonderful husband and two brilliant kids who had cost us the earth in IVF but were so worth it!
‘However in August 2020, just as the pandemic was really kicking in, my entire world fell apart.’
She mentioned felony charges ‘have finally drained everything – savings, accounts, pension, the lot’, including: ‘Yesterday all my accounts ran out and I couldn’t purchase anything else.’
The letter ends: ‘I’m requesting lend a hand – one thing I’ve by no means performed… and not anticipated to do. I don’t have any folks or prolonged circle of relatives to borrow from.
Alice Evans made headlines for posting essential messages about Gruffudd on-line all over their separation
Gruffudd and Wallace (pictured) have arrange house in California after assembly when she performed an additional at the Australian crime drama Harrow by which he performed the lead
‘Just me, my brother and his spouse in the United Kingdom. Yes, it’s embarrassing. Anything you’ll be able to spare will lend a hand.’
In texts and emails filed in courtroom via Gruffudd, she branded Miss Wallace a ‘psychopath’, ‘succubus’ and ‘bitch’.
He used to be given a restraining order in February, fighting her contacting or harassing him or his female friend. Last week it used to be prolonged.
He and Miss Evans have been in combination for two decades and married for 13. But her pals worry she’s going to now lose the home in Los Angeles she stocks with their younger daughters.
She has requested the courtroom to make a decision what’s going to occur to it, having claimed in March that she would change into ‘homeless’.
Sources just about the case say Gruffudd needs to promote it as a result of he has no financial savings left.
He lives with Miss Wallace in Los Angeles, the place they’re running on a documentary about her combat with more than one sclerosis.