Michael Kopech filed for divorce from Vanessa Morgan a month before her pregnancy announcement.
Riverdale’s star Vanessa Morgan took her pregnancy announcement to Instagram last week. She, later on, posted a set of photos featuring the highlights of her gender-reveal party.
The 28-year-old actress said in the caption that her baby boy has already brought her happiness and “a greater purpose.” She also expressed her excitement toward meeting her son.
Michael Kopech filed for divorce
Following Vanessa Morgan’s pregnancy posts on social media, it became a surprise when reports said that her husband filed for divorce a month earlier. As it happened, White Sox’s pitcher, Michael Kopech, filed the papers on June 19, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Amid the divorce headlines, sources clarified that he is the father of the actress’s son. As for the details about the divorce, both the soon-to-be-parents have yet to break their silence.
The publication stated, however, that Kopech filed the divorce papers in Morris County, in northeast Texas where he grew up. Also, there is reportedly no hearing date yet.
Vanessa Morgan and Michael Kopech tied the knot in January
Michael Kopech and Vanessa Morgan officially tied the knot in January, according to E! News. The wedding was reportedly an intimate one, which had a bohemian theme. The actress, later on, referred to it as her “fairy-tale dream.”
Some of the Riverdale co-stars were also present including Skeet Ulrich and Drew Ray Tanner. As for her on-screen partner, Madelaine Petsch served as a bridesmaid.
Reports noted that they got engaged last summer. They then decided to tie the knot after a year of dating.
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Exciting news… I am overjoyed to be welcoming my baby boy into the world this January 💙. This little guy has already brought me so much happiness and a feeling of such a greater purpose. I cannot wait to meet you!! On a personal note, I have had the blessing of growing up in the public eye having started my acting career at age 6. While this has been incredible for me, I am very much looking forward to giving this little guy some room to grow up outside of the public eye, until he tells me otherwise 🙂. Lil one you were made with so much love & already exude a light so strong it warms my belly. Thank you God for this blessing ☺️ I’m just so happy & can’t wait to dedicate everyday to being the best mommy I can be ♥️ “I’ll love you forever I’ll like you for always as long as I’m living my baby you’ll be 🎶 “- if you know you know #preggers 🤰🏽 #quarantine🎁 👶🏼
Tributes to her husband
Months into their marriage, Vanessa Morgan had paid tribute to her husband on social media. She reportedly posted several photos of Kopech, sharing her love and appreciation toward him.
The Riverdale star last posted a photo of them in April to mark her husband’s birthday. But, she has since stopped sharing updates about her marriage.
When she revealed her pregnancy, her posts also reportedly centered on her and her baby. Some wondered, then, why Michael Kopech was missing. But, they never responded to the queries, even in today’s reports.
On Kopech’s part, sources said that he has no active social media accounts. He prefers to “fly under the radar,” the reports added.
The most recent update about him, though, revealed that he would not participate in this year’s season due to “personal reasons.” This reportedly emerged before the divorce claims between him and Vanessa Morgan came into light.
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