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Zara Woodcock

Bianca Wallace posts adoring tribute to Ioan Gruffudd amid custody battle with Alice Evans

Bianca Wallace shared an adoring tribute to her boyfriend Ioan Gruffudd amid his bitter custody battle with estranged wife Alice Evans.

To celebrate his 49th birthday, Bianca, 30, took to her Instagram page to share a picture of him standing and looking out at the ocean.

In the snap, he donned a navy ensemble as he placed his hands in his pockets and stood on a diving board to admire the endless blue view.

She told him the world is a 'better place because of you and your kind, gentle heart'.

"To the most precious man on the planet… on my new favourite date! Happy birthday to you, my love," Bianca wrote.

"The world is, and always will be, a much better place because of you and your kind, gentle heart..

She celebrated his birthday with a sweet post (iambiancawallace/Instagram)
Bianca called him the 'most precious man on the planet' (Corbis via Getty Images)

"We have been through more than most in such a short time together, but I wouldn’t change anything because of what it created for us. I love you!"

She concluded the message: "Ps. This photo makes me so happy! One year ago today I gave a very shocked Yo his birthday gift - Staying at the glorious Eden-roc! Such beautiful memories."

The sweet messages come after he and Alice failed to come to an agreement amid the bitter custody battle.

Alice and Ioan share children Elsie, eight, and Ella, 12.

Two months ago, Ioan filed for joint custody of Elsie and Ella and also requested custody and visitation rights to see them.

According to the court documents, Alice and Ioan haven't settled their differences in court, despite having the help of a mediator.

Ioan and Alice's meeting was set up for August 31 but 'no agreement' had been reached - despite the help of a mediator.

Alice and Ioan failed to come to an agreement amid the custody battle (Getty Images)
The former couple were married for 13 years (Getty Images)

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The doc added that another appointment has been scheduled for October 11 at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Los Angeles.

According to the Mail, the Superior Court of Los Angeles states of the program that: "Parents are required by law to attend a mediation orientation/parent education program and a mediation session prior to appearing at an Order to Show Cause or Trial regarding the custody and/or visitation of their children."

The acting pair separated in January 2021 following 13 years of marriage.

Alice previously revealed that Ioan had been granted a three-year restraining order against her.

The order also bans her from mentioning Ioan on social media for the same time period following her rants aimed at him and his new beau, actress Bianca.

Since the former couple announced their split, Alice often used Instagram and Twitter to make a number of allegations about her ex and shared updates on their ongoing divorce with her followers.

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