Uh-oh. It’s thought Katie Price and Peter Andre could be gearing up for a custody battle, amid a police investigation over child abuse. Peter has allegedly applied for sole custody of children Princess and Junior, claiming ex-wife Katie is an unfit mother.
The fight first began brewing earlier this month, after three-year-old Princess suffered a minor burn, while on holiday with Katie in Klosters.
Peter blasted Katie – in a stinging public statement – for keeping him in the dark when his daughter sustained the small injury, while Miss Price continued the war of words, accusing her ex-husband of trying to ‘score points’ and ‘portray her as a bad mother’.
Last week the incident became a whole lot more serious, after it was revealed someone had contacted the police, who stepped in to investigate over child abuse claims.
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In a statement on her website, Katie said she had been cooperating fully with the investigation, and was hoping to draw a line under the incident.
‘I don't want to say any more about Princess's burn, or the claim that it is a 'bad' burn,’ she wrote. 'Shamefully someone has contacted the police about this and I have co-operated fully and provided evidence of just how minor this incident really was.'
Unfortunately, it seems Katie couldn’t resist the opportunity to make one more mention of her ex-hubby before putting the incident behind her.
'I accept that children have minor accidents as they grow up and that is not something to try to point score about – I wish my ex-husband would do the same,’ she wrote.
Following Katie’s comments, Peter hit back with his own statement. ‘I will not be accused of using an accident to gain publicity by Kate. That is completely untrue,’ it read.
Now Peter has allegedly launched a Family Court application, in a bid to become full-time carer of the two children.
A spokesmen for the star has yet to comment.
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