It’s over! Real Housewives of Orange Country star Shannon Beador’s ex husband, david bearerhas filed for divorce from his wife Lesley Beador.
According to documents obtained by TMZ on Friday, September 16, David, 57, cited “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the split. The couple, who married in October 2020, indicated their separation date was Thursday, September 15, the same day the California native filed for divorce.
The couple, who share a 19-month-old daughter, Anna Love, announced they were engaged in January 2020, just nine months after David and Shannon reached a divorce settlement.
“Waiting for eternity with my love”, Lesley wrote via Instagram at the time alongside a selfie of her and David showing off the diamond. “I LOVE YOU MY LOVE!!!!”
Lesley’s social media posts documenting her romance with the businessman have made headlines multiple times in recent years. In November 2019, the YouTuber shared a now-deleted nude photo of the couple via Instagram.
Shannon, who was married to David for 17 years before calling it quits in 2017, opened up about Lesley’s NSFW snap during BravoCon a few weeks later.
“All my kids saw it at school,” the TV personality told the crowd, adding that her daughters, Sophie, 21, and twins Stella and Adeline, whom she shares with David, were “appalled.” for the nude photo.
Shannon announced her separation from David in October 2017 and filed for divorce in December of the same year. According to divorce documents obtained by us weekly at the time, David was seeking joint custody of their daughters. The businessman claimed that Shannon “did not promote or encourage a healthy relationship between father and son.”
David added that Shannon’s employment, she joined the cast of RHOC in season 9: “encourage heavy drinking and extended travel which Shannon has chosen not to tell me about and arrange for the kids to stay with me while she’s gone.”
Lesley, for her part, spoke out in David’s defense amid the complicated custody battle.
“David is an absolutely amazing father. He drives his daughters to school every morning, well, the ones that don’t drive. He takes them to all of their after-school activities, takes them to their tournaments, and is always there for them,” he exclusively said. U.S. “Her daughters are the absolute light in her life and she loves them very much. Girls will always come first.”
The actress, who also has a daughter and a son from a previous marriage, added: “I just wanted to speak on David’s behalf because of all these negative things I’ve been reading about him being a bad father.”
As Shannon tried to make amends with her ex by sending him and Lesley a baby gift after the birth of their daughter, the chef revealed during a March episode of Jeff Lewis Live that the chef declined the gift and the two women didn’t have no relationship.