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Ioan Gruffudd and Alice Evans: Despairing texts revealed in restraining order papers

Communication between Welsh actor Ioan Gruffudd and his estranged wife Alice Evans has been revealed as the star pursues a restraining order.

The former couple's text and email exchanges have been revealed in legal documents.

Ioan's legal team has submitted over 100 texts and emails in a bid to get a restraining order against Alice - who he filed for divorce from in 2021 after being married for 13 years.

Lair actor Ioan, 48, is in a new relationship with actress Bianca Wallace, 28.

It is also claimed that Alice, 53, has harassed his new girlfriend too.

He has requested that his ex wife must stay at least 100 yards away from himself and Bianca as well as putting a ban on her contacting them.

Ioan and new girlfriend Bianca (Getty Images)

As reported in The Mirror, Alice responded by denying all of his claims and has said that she does not agree to a no-contact order or a stay-away order.

She says in the court documents: "I believe that Petitioner is filing this request merely as a ploy to gain some sort of advantage over me in our court proceedings. As Petitioner has not seen our children for over 8 months, I believe he is trying to set some sort of record that I am a horrible mother.

"As such, I ask the Court to deny Petitioner's requests. Ever since I received Petitioner's Ex Parte notice informing me that he will attempt to seek a domestic violence restraining order against me, I have been besides myself terrified that he will stop at nothing to hurt me emotionally and financially, and more alarming, try to take our children away from me.

"I have cried on and off all day terrified over what his lies have done to our family, and what they continue to do. I suspect Petitioner will not be truthful in his declaration and make things up to make me sound like an abuser, as this appears to be his strategy from day one."

In some of the messages, seen by The Mirror, Alice appears to blast Ioan for not working and 'sabotaging his career' by leaving his family.

"It's embarrassing now that everybody is telling me you are done. That nobody wants to [employ] you. That Dom West is at the top of the lists because he 'did the right thing'. And by the way it doesn't matter what is really going on in the relationship, for god's sake. It's about appearances. Jesus Christ think of Cary grant and Rock Hudson.

Ioan filed for divorce from Alice last year (Instagram)

"Why on EARTH do you think Tom Cruise and John Travolta went to such extents? I'm increasingly angry that you have sabotaged your career. Insanely angry. I GAVE UP my career for this.

"And you throw it away because you feel a stronger connection to [your parents] than you do to your own brethren? It's just o confusing. . . You KNOW your Mum is a mental case. Why on earth do you want to give up everything we've established for the sake of somebody who doesn't even love you?"

In more messages, Alice hits out at Ioan for using expensive lawyers and claims he's teamed up with them as they 'stroked his ego.'

"You’ve wasted ALL our f***ing savings on the wrong lawyers!! My god you f***ing idiot. Everybody knows to AVOID those lawyers but you just fell right in. Because they stroked your ego.

"All that time I spent SAVING MONEY!!!! I could cry!!!!

"I’m going on Twitter to see if there is anybody who can put me up. I can’t live like this any more. I need to know where ill be this time next year. So do the kids. Also the fans are going to start a Go Fund Me."

Sharing that she is very hurt and upset at the idea that the family home may be sold amid the divorce, she adds: "Kids both bawling their eyes out about losing their house. WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU? Are you incapable of loving them? Of giving them what your parents gave you?

"There is no way I can afford to live in Los Angeles on what the heinous prenup gives me. I’ve spent weeks. There is just no way.

"So either I moved to a nearby state (but then what is the point?) or I move them back to England.

"JESUS F***ING CHRIST. What is wrong with you?

"Do you want to have everybody know that you lost your kids’ home because you couldn’t sit down and talk to your wife?"

In another exchange, shared in the court documents, Alice sends messages to Ioan where she says she is worried about finding love again.

"How do we find new should mates? I’ve tried. Nobody has come close to you. So far….

"Everybody tells me I won’t be single for longer that 5 minutes and that all their male friends are asking about me but I’m just not quite feeling it yet. Maybe it takes longer than we thought."

In another lengthy set of texts, where Ioan does not reply, she brands her former spouse a "coward" for not responding.

"Pick up the phone you coward," the messages begin.

Alice texts again: "Pick up the phone."

"Pick up the phone," she writes again.

She continued: "F***k this. I’m tweeting you’ve done it again. Congrats.

"I'm coming over to your house.

"Your children have no bathtub.

"We have no kitchen sink.

"I have had Julian round. I have paid him he f***ed everything up.

"These texts are not helping you.

"Call me. please. Just call me.

"Ok I’m calling the police to escort me to your house.

"IOAN- do you want your kids to have a house? WE ARE LOSING THE HOUSE."

The Mirror has contacted reps for both Alice Evans and Ioan Gruffudd for comment.

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