‘DWTS’: Gleb Savchenko’s Ex, Elena Samodanova Is Seeking Joint Custody and Spousal Support

Dancing with the stars Pro Gleb Savchenko has had a rough year. After being deleted Dancing with the stars, rumors began circulating that he and his partner were Selling sunset star Chrishell Stause was back. He and his wife Elena Samodanova later announced that they were filing for divorce. Now, she seeks the mutual care of their children and the support of each other.

Gleb Savchenko and Elena Samodanova
Gleb Savchenko and Elena Samodanova | Paul Archuleta / Getty Pictures

The break

Samodanova recently opened to People about what caused it and Savchenko’s separation.

“After 14 years of marriage, and multiple affairs, I have decided that there is enough,” she told the service.

“Gleb and I have created a family and a number of businesses together. But apparently, it just wasn’t enough to keep our marriage strong, ”she said. “Gleb’s continued disloyalty and recent unfavorable relationship have created a stir in our marriage and separated our family. ”

She revealed that recent events had finally forced her to leave her husband.

“No woman should stand by him and stare while another woman gives her husband expensive gifts, lures him out to dinners and deceives him at all turn, ”said Samodanova. “Last night was the last straw, and I can’t turn my head the other way. My confidence in Gleb has been steadily broken and it’s time to walk away and start healing so I can be my own favorite version for my girls. ”

Savchenko denied his wife’s claims of infidelity and made sure to clear Stause’s name.

“As long as I continue to respect my family’s privacy, I will not stand by it and allow false allegations and internet rumors to go unaddressed,” he said in a statement. “My relationship with Chrishell was completely platonic. Our friendship throughout our season continues DWTS that was not the reason for our separation. Elena and I have had a long relationship with our marriage. This has been an ongoing situation between Elena and I made a couple with bad weather. My deepest hope was to keep our private lives just that: private. I am deeply saddened to see that Elena has chosen not to do the same. ”

What does Chrishell Stause have to say?

Stause, who is now going DWTS pro Keo Motsepe, sent her condolences to the couple and reiterated that she had nothing to do with their separation.

“I am so saddened by the news of Gleb and Elena’s split. It’s unfortunate that this raised rumors about my personal life, ”she wrote on her Instagram story.

Having gone through a public separation myself, I would not wish this to anyone. As you would expect, the countless training hours, and dance predictions have created a strong and supportive relationship, but nothing more, ”she continued. “I wish Gleb and Elena all the best at this unfortunate time.”

Details of the divorce of Gleb Savchenko and Elena Samodanov

According to the divorce petition filed by Samodanova, she is seeking joint legal and physical care for herself and Savchenko’s two children, Olivia and Zlata.

The documents, obtained by Entertainment tonight, showing that she also wants mutual support and that her ex has to pay her solicitor’s fees.

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