Christina Ricci has filed a divorce from her husband of 7 years.
TMZ reports that the ‘Casper’ star filed for divorce on Thursday morning. She married film producer, James Heerdegen.
At the LA County Superior Court, the reason for divorce is cited as ‘irreconcilable differences.’ Ricci has requested for full custody of their 5-year-old son, Freddie.
Ricci was granted an emergency protective order by cops. It prohibits any contact between the spouses. She claimed that James spit on her. The incident took place a week ago at Ricci’s L.A. home.
The Police department confirmed responding to the ‘Addams’ Family’ star’s call.
LAPD PIO said, “On 06/25/20, around 9:20 a.m., officers responded to a domestic battery radio call.” They further added that the report was ‘complete’.
Heerdegen has not been arrested yet but ordered to stay away from Ricci. Ricci is being represented by attorney, Samantha Spector in the case.
Ricci is reported to be the main money earner. Reports say that there is no prenup.
The 40-year-old met the film producer met when they were working on the set of the show, “Pan Am.” The 2011 ABC series was short lived but Ricci and Heerdegen began dating the following year.
In 2013, Ricci confirmed the news of engagement, “It’s more overwhelming than I thought it would be. The rumors are true: wedding planning is overwhelming.” They married on October 26, 2013 in NYC.
On Father’s Day in June, Ricci had posted a photo on Instagram. It was of a card Freddie made for Heerdegen. The caption read: We heart emoji you, Daddy! And tagged Heerdegen.