Michael Strahan claims that ex-wife physically and emotionally abused their 15-year-old twin daughters while fighting for primary custody of the teenagers
- Michael Strahan demands primary custody of his twins, Sophia and Isabella
- He claimed that their mother, Jean Muggli Strahan, abused the 15-year-olds
- The GMA host claimed that Muggli, who lives with the twins in North Carolina, is not sure if their daughters go to court therapy sessions
- He also says that she takes the twins away from volleyball games and equestrian events
Michael Strahan has accused his ex-wife of abusing their twin daughters while fighting for primary custody of the teenagers.
In new legal documents obtained by TMZ, the former NFL star claims that his second ex-wife, Jean Muggli Strahan, is physically and emotionally abusing their 15-year-old twins, Sophia and Isabella.
Strahan, who accused Muggli of a “pattern of abuse against the children for years,” has also requested primary custody of his children, according to the legal documents.
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Michael Strahan has accused his ex-wife, Jean Muggli Strahan (left behind together in 2003) of abusing their twin daughters, Sophia and Isabella (right) while fighting for primary custody of the teenagers
He claims that he has even received evidence of physical and emotional abuse, but has not gone into detail.
Strahan says he will publish more details later in sealed documents.
According to TMZ, Strahan claimed that Muggli, who lives with the twins in North Carolina, does not ensure that their daughters go to their judicial therapy sessions.
The co-host of Good Morning America also blames his ex-wife for keeping the twins away from their volleyball games and equestrian events.
Strahan currently has visiting rights, but he demands that a judge give him the primary custody of the girls who would then move in with him in New York.
The twins were only 20 months old when the couple filed for divorce in 2006. The couple met in 1994 while Muggli worked in a skin care salon in Manhattan. They married in 1999.
The co-host of Good Morning America (center) blames his ex-wife for keeping the twins of their volleyball games and equestrian events
Last year, Muggli (photo with Strahan) filed a money judgment against her ex-husband who claimed that Strahan had ‘bought out’ an agreement to help the twins in pursuing their equestrian ambitions.
In their divorce arrangement, Muggli received $ 15.3 million plus $ 18,000 per month for child benefits.
Last year, Muggli filed a money judgment against her ex-husband and claimed that Strahan had “bought off” an agreement to help pay the twins to pursue their equestrian ambitions.
The former couple had orchestrated a deal in which they would evenly distribute the cost of the girls’ equestrian efforts, which have been a whopping $ 450,802 since 2017.
Muggli also claimed that Strahan, who has a son and daughter from his first marriage, paid too little in payments for child benefits. She claims that he owes nearly $ 500,000 in child benefits.
A source close to Strahan has previously said that the accusations against the TV personality are “completely incorrect.”
“Michael has always fulfilled his obligations to his children,” the insider said.
“The reason for the court is that Jean is constantly asking for more money. Michael plans to do what is best for his children, as he always does. He handles this correctly in court. ”
In February 2019, Strahan and Muggli agreed to allow a parent coordinator to resolve their disagreements, with the host picking up 90 percent of the tab.
But that decision became another source of grievance between the warring exes in November 2019 when Strahan asked a Manhattan court to ask Muggli to share the costs of the parenting coordinator.
He accused Muggli of not cooperating in the planning of his visits.
Strahan then asked a judge to judge that Muggli was responsible for paying 50 percent of the costs.