Dr. Jen Armstrong Divorce: ‘RHOC’ Star Wants Full Custody of kids

“Real Housewives of Orange County” star Dr. Jen Armstrong has filed for divorce from her husband, Ryne Holliday, and is searching for custody of their three youngsters, courtroom paperwork obtained by Heavy show.

The 45-year-old Armstrong filed for divorce in Orange County household courtroom in late May after beforehand submitting for authorized separation, which is a requirement in California earlier than a divorce. Armstrong and Holliday have been married since 2013. They have three youngsters, together with 10-year-old twins, Vera and Vince, and a 9-year-old son, Robert. Holliday, an Illinois native, is a former school basketball participant {and professional} poker participant who now works within the journey trade because the president of Hawaii Hideaways, based on the corporate’s web site.

The couple’s marital points have been documented in the course of the sixteenth season of Bravo’s “RHOC,” the primary 12 months Armstrong, a beauty dermatologist and CEO of a cosmetic surgery apply, was featured as a major cast member. A supply advised Page Six, “There was no particular catalyst for the submitting. After their first trial separation in September, Jen and Ryne have been nonetheless in limbo, and Jen felt like she wanted to take this step to enhance their household dynamic. The points they have been having are the identical points that performed out on the show. But all is amicable, and they’re dedicated to conserving their youngsters secure and comfortable.”

Dr. Jen Armstrong Is Seeking Legal & Physical Custody of the Couple’s 3 Children, With Visitation Rights for Ryne Holliday

According to the courtroom paperwork filed by Armstrong’s legal professional, the couple has been legally separated since April 6, 2022. The courtroom submitting cites “irreconcilable variations” because the authorized grounds for divorce. Holliday has not responded to the divorce submitting and it was not instantly clear if he has employed an legal professional to signify him within the proceedings.

In the courtroom submitting, Armstrong’s attorneys ask for authorized custody of the couple’s three youngsters to be granted to her. She has additionally requested bodily custody. They have requested for Holliday to be allowed to have youngster visitation, additionally referred to as parenting time, the courtroom submitting reveals.

During season 16 of “RHOC,” Armstrong mentioned about her husband, “Ryne and I do have an unconventional relationship. He all the time places being a father earlier than anything. Sometimes earlier than being a husband.” At one other level, Armstrong revealed her husband and kids had gone to an finish of the summer season dinner collectively with out her. The show additionally documented Holliday packing up and transferring out of their home.

During the ‘RHOC’ Season 16 Reunion in April, Armstrong Said Watching Their Relationship on the Show ‘Was Almost Therapeutic’

Armstrong mentioned in the course of the show, “I feel we each need it to work however we do not know methods to make it work. … I’ll battle for my marriage and relationship as a result of I do not need to fail.” On the reunion on the finish of the season, Armstrong mentioned, “It was fascinating watching the show as a result of it was virtually therapeutic to be like, ‘S*** we have to change this. This is simply approach too far and we’re each very sad.'”

She added that her husband did not like being on digicam. “He mentioned, ‘I’m not profitable once I get attempt to get deep and speak about feelings and I do not need to be not profitable on digicam.'” Other cast members mentioned once they had met him earlier than the show he was personable and outgoing, however he was extra introverted and shy across the cameras.

A consultant for Armstrong and Holliday advised E! News, “Jen and Ryne are targeted on their household, and presently are getting alongside nicely.” Previously, when it was reported the couple had separated, a rep advised E! News, “Jen has been attempting to sort out some communication points she and Ryne have been scuffling with for fairly a while. After being unable to beat these points. Jen not too long ago determined it was greatest to maneuver ahead as co-parents, relatively than husband and spouse. Their youngsters have all the time and can proceed to be their precedence as they study to dwell individually.”

A supply advised E! News the couple can be going by remedy. The supply added, “While ‘Real Housewives of O.C.’ didn’t contribute to any issues between Jen and Ryne, it did drive them to look at how they work together with one another. … While they’re unhappy, they know that that is greatest in the intervening time.”


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