Keshia Knight Pulliam accused of denying Ed Hartwell right to see child

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When you read about the problems between Keshia Knight Pulliam and estranged husband Ed Hartwell, you can easily wonder how the two ever got married in the first place. The two are still battling over the custody and visitation of their young daughter.

Pulliam is now being accused by Hartwell of refusing to allow him visitation with their infant daughter, and he wants her held in contempt of court.

According to The Blast, the ex-NFL player recently filed documents in their ongoing divorce battle accusing the actress of contempt of court, claiming Pulliam reneged on a recent agreed-upon visitation without just cause.

In the court filings, Hartwell says Pulliam’s behavior is “not only self-centered and uncaring,” but in violation of the custody order, and she should be held in contempt. Pulliam countered his claims and calls his accusation “yet another fabricated and falsified motion for contempt.” The “Cosby Show” alum says she has never done anything “self-centered or uncaring” as it pertains to his rights as a father.

Pulliam says Hartwell, according to The Blast, only exercised a one-hour visitation with their kid twice in September and missed most of his scheduled visits in August. The actress also says he missed all of his visits in July and claims he is still in contempt for his child support obligation. Pulliam feels that Hartwell is making the accusations to mislead the court and says that he is the one who should be sanctioned.

These two have been battling over divorce and custody issues longer than the life of their quickie marriage. Hartwell filed for divorce in July 2016, about a week after Pulliam publicly announced she was carrying his child. Hartwell and Pulliam got married after a short four-month courtship. 

Terry Shropshire
Terry Shropshire

A military veteran and Buckeye State native, I've written for the likes of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Detroit Free Press. I'm a lover of words, photography, books, travel, animals and The Ohio State Buckeyes. #GoBucks

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