Kevin Costner Nearly Divorced Marie Baumgartner Decades Before Their Contentious 2023 Split, Why?

Baumgartner filed for divorce because the couple had irreconcilable problems and she felt ignored by Costner's busy schedule. 

Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner were married for 18 years until the marriage ended in an unpleasant separation. Baumgartner filed for divorce.

Previous issues in the couple's relationship included disagreements with Costner's time-consuming work on the television show "Yellowstone"

and Baumgartner's tight friendship with a tech entrepreneur who rented Costner's guest house.

Baumgartner presented Costner with an impossible choice over the number of children they would have before they got married. 

This caused a temporary rift in their relationship; however, Costner eventually changed his mind, and the couple got back together.

The 18-year marriage between Christine Baumgartner and Kevin Costner appeared to be unshakable on the surface.

They had three gorgeous children together, and their married life was filled with pleasures.

Ali Landry moved on quickly after her brief marriage to Mario Lopez.