Jesse James has been awarded sole custody of his seven-year-old daughter Sunny after a legal battle with his ex-wife, former porn star Janine Lindemulder.
Jesse, 42, who just ended his engagement with Kat Von D, says he feels “vindicated” after a judge ruled on Monday that his ex-wife Janine Lindemulder must go to rehab if she chooses to move to Texas to be close to her daughter.
Jesse’s lawyer John Schilling said: “Jesse is very pleased with this decision. He feels that all along, he’s been saying what Janine needs is inpatient treatment, and until she faces up to her own issues and problems, she’ll never be able to have a good relationship with her daughter. He feels totally vindicated with what the court has decided.”
If Janine stays in California, she will only be allowed limited monitored visits to Sunny.
The custody news must be bittersweet as he learned of the judge’s ruling the day he split with Kat Von D.
His lawyer stated, “This is great news compared to some of the other news he’s had this week.”
News has just emerged that Jesse’s ex, Janine Lindemulder, was arrested today in Texas for harassment. She has called Jesse over 25 times in the past couple of days, defying a judge’s order, and was tossed in the slammer.
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