Jennifer Hudson & Ex-Fiancé David Otunga Settle Custody Battle Over Son

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Jul. 19 2019, Updated 6:38 p.m. ET

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Jennifer Hudson and ex-fiancé David Otunga finally reached a custody agreement on July 19 for their nine-year-old son, David.

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Jennifer, 37, and the retired pro-wrestler, 39, got engaged in September 2008 and then separated in 2017.

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The Dreamgirls star’s representative released a statement to Entertainment Tonight on July 19.  “Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga have been in the process of ending their relationship for a number of months,” the statement read.

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Adding, “Today, Jennifer requested and received a protective order against her ex-fiancé. Jennifer’s actions are solely taken in the best interest of their son. Please respect her privacy at this time."

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David also released a statement through his attorney to Entertainment Tonight that read, “Mr. Otunga has never abused or harassed Ms. Hudson or their son, and it is unfortunate, especially in today’s climate, that she would feel the need to make these false allegations against him.”

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“Mr. Otunga looks forward to his day in court and in being awarded the residential care of the parties’ only child,” the statement continued.

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The Cats actress filed a restraining order against David in November 2017. According to court documents, Jennifer claimed he exhibited, “aggressive, threatening and harassing behavior” toward her.

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How the restraining order will affect Daniel’s custody is unclear. The exact details regarding their custody agreement will be kept private at their request.


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