The Big Bang Theory Actress Kaley Cuoco and her husband Karl Cook announced on September 3 that they were separating after three years of marriage. Cuoco was resolute in her decision, and Radar Online reported that she filed her petition in Los Angeles Superior Court hours after the news broke. Cuoco is listed as a claimant and Cook as a defendant. Cook also filed documents. It promises a quick divorce, so hopefully the couple are on the same page.
E! got Cook’s response to Cuoco’s petition, and Cook also filed for divorce, citing “irreconcilable differences” and asking for an end to the court’s ability to award support to either. other of the parties, which Cuoco also requested from the court. Cook asked for his “miscellaneous jewelry and other personal effects” as well as his “earnings and accumulations” which he received before, during and after their marriage.
“There are additional separate property assets and obligations of each party, as required by the parties’ prenuptial agreement,” Cook’s response read, while also calling for any communal property to be “divided” into depending on the “terms” of their marriage contract, so it shouldn’t be a messy and prolonged split. Cook asserted that their attorney fees should be paid by both spouses and marked their official separation date as “to be determined”. No other details of their official marriage contract have been revealed.
In a joint statement provided to PEOPLE, the The Big Bang Theory alum and her husband said they made this decision after realizing “that our current paths have led us in opposite directions.” In the statement, Cuoco and Cook, a rider, said that “despite a deep love and respect for each other, we have realized that our current paths have led us in opposite directions.” The former couple added that while their separation is something they would prefer to keep private, they “shared much of our journey publicly… we wanted to be open in our truth together.” The couple added that “there is no anger or animosity, quite the contrary,” explaining that they “made this decision together out of immense respect and consideration for each other and ask you to to do the same understanding that we will not be sharing additional details or commenting further.
Cuoco and Cook, a rider and son of billionaire Scott Cook, started dating in 2016 after meeting at a horse show. The two sparked a romance a year later The Big Bang Theory the star’s divorce from tennis player Ryan Sweeting after nearly two years of marriage. In September 2017, they made their first public appearance together. Cook, a date and son of billionaire Scott Cook, proposed to Cuoco in November 2017 after dating for nearly two years. They said “yes” at a stable near San Diego, California, surrounded by family and friends on June 30, 2018.