Keshia Knight Pulliam Breaks Her Silence On Ed Hartwell’s Divorce Filing
Keshia Knight Pulliam broke her silence days after her husband, Ed Hartwell, blindsided her by filing for divorce seven months into their marriage.
Speaking exclusively to “Entertainment Tonight,” Keshia broke down in tears as she discussed Ed’s cheating early in their marriage and how she was ready to file for divorce until she found out she was expecting.
Early on in my marriage when I was faced with this, I was ready to leave. It’s not OK.
In the process, I found out I was pregnant. And I had to take another hard look and decide if I wanted to try to work through this and forgive him for the sake of the child. Like, I had divorce papers ready. I presented it to him. Once I was pregnant I did decide to give him that one last chance.
The part that hurt me the most when he filed for divorce was that he had asked me to give him another chance, and I was willing to do that and forgive him, for our family.
Keshia Knight Pulliam also shut down rumors that Ed filed for divorce because he didn’t want a baby.
We both wanted to get married, I was not pushing it.
This is his baby. He wanted more children. He was excited once he found out that we were having a little girl. There was never a question about that. No point after we got pregnant was there an issue of the fact that we’re having a baby.
There’s a baby in the middle of this!
And regardless, if we don’t want to be married, that’s fine, because we agree on that. But this baby is what’s important, and I feel like that’s being lost.
As far as the marriage goes, Keshia no longer desires to be married to Ed and anything he has to say to her can be done through her attorney.
There’s nothing to say at this point.
They can discuss that through attorneys. I have to move forward. I have to do what I need to to release the hurt, to release this, and to be happy for me and my baby girl, because the stress isn’t good. The stress isn’t healthy. And my only priority is her.
You can be a cat in the sandbox and try to cover that up as much as you want. Truth prevails.
I didn’t do anything wrong. I didn’t cheat on my husband. I didn’t do it. It’s really that simple.
I love who he pretended to be. I love who he portrayed himself as, and the one mistake I made was, when he showed me who he really was, not believing him. Not believing him the first time. When he said he wanted our marriage, he wanted our family — I believed him. That’s why I gave him this one last chance, only for him to pull the rug from under me and blindside me.
See the emotional video on page 2.