The drama continues. kroy berman pleading with the estranged wife Kim Zolciak-Berman undergoing a psychological evaluation amid their contentious divorce.
in court documents obtained by us weekly On Monday, May 22, the former Atlanta Falcons star, 37, requested that real housewives of atlanta The 44-year-old alum is to undergo a psychological test as her divorce is on.
Berman further claimed that the reality star “has presented very troubling behavior, which has intensified in the months leading up to petitioner’s filing for divorce” and is “unable to properly care for the children.” Zolciak-Berman and the former NFL defensive end share four estranged children: sons Kroy “KJ” Jr., 11, and Kash, 10, and twins Kaia and Kane, 9. (Berman also adopted the former Bravo personality’s daughters Brielle, 26, and Arielle, 21, two years after she and Zolciak-Berman married in 2011.)
Zolciak-Berman is allegedly “spending a substantial amount of time and marital funds on gambling and other games of chance” and “this compulsion has financially devastated the parties,” Berman said in the filing. He further alleged that “[Kim’s] Time is so wasted in online gambling” that she cannot take care of her children properly. He also provided thousands of dollars in checks and withdrawals from his bank account as evidence of Zolciak-Bierman’s alleged gambling.
The athlete’s filing comes just days after Zolciak-Biermann filed her own motion requesting that her husband be drug tested — claiming she is concerned about the safety of her children in his care. .
The “Don’t Be Tardy” singer claimed she saw Berman “smoking marijuana, and that she has serious concerns for the safety and well-being of minor children in defendant’s care. She fears the children may be exposed to defendant’s drug use.” Will get in touch with,” according to the documents, obtained by We On Wednesday, May 17th.
While the former couple have been living together in Alpharetta, Georgia, amid their separation, Berman requested in her initial divorce paperwork earlier this month that she receive “the exclusive, temporary and permanent use and possession of the marital residence.” The Montana native also asked that Zolciak-Berman be “restrained and restrained from coming” after “vacating” the property.
In addition, the athlete requested “temporary and permanent sole legal and sole physical custody” of the couple’s minor children.
Earlier this month, TMZ reported that the ex owes $1.1 million in back taxes. a source specifically told We At the time “the financial burden has been a strain on their relationship,” adding that “between the tax debt and other financial stresses, it has been difficult. The tax debt was the straw that broke the camel’s back in their marriage.”
In addition to reportedly owing more than $1 million in back taxes, the pair faced even more financial hardship earlier this year. in February, We confirmed that his five-bedroom Alpharetta home was in foreclosure in August 2022 after he defaulted on his mortgage payments. Though the auction of the property was initially scheduled for March, it was later cancelled.
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us weekly Polygon has reached out to reps for Zolciak-Berman regarding Berman’s new filing.