On October 8, Sophie Turner, aged 27, showcased her loving motherly side as she enjoyed a leisurely walk in New York City with her two daughters, Willa (3) and Delphine (14 months), whom she shares with her former partner, Joe Jonas. During their outing in the bustling metropolis, Sophie opted for a relaxed yet stylish look, donning gray sweatpants and a navy blue crewneck sweater. To complete her ensemble, the 27-year-old actress wore blue Nike sneakers, sported oversized sunglasses, and carried a light-blue tote bag, exuding an effortlessly chic vibe.
While exploring the streets of New York City, Sophie was joined by an unidentified companion. She skillfully maneuvered a double stroller in black and grey, where her eldest daughter, a charming 34-year-old, sat alongside her. The little one was adorned in an endearing sweater adorned with strawberries, perfectly matched with lilac leggings and sneakers. Delphine, on the other hand, seemed to sport a coordinating strawberry-themed sweater, while her mother beamed at her from the stroller.
This family outing occurred just a few days following Sophie and Joe’s attendance at several mediation sessions last week. The devoted parents initiated these sessions on October 4 to establish a custody arrangement amidst their divorce. Prior to the commencement of mediation, it was reported by the New York Post that Sophie’s team advocated for an expeditious trial date, citing her upcoming work commitments in the UK in January. “We have young children, and we have the petitioner who is here now in the United States, but she has work commitments in the UK in January,” the lawyer explained.
Amidst the divorce turmoil, Sophie’s attorney, Stephen Cullen, reportedly provided assurance to the judge that both Sophie and Joe maintain unrestricted access to their children. Cullen stated, “The parties are both enjoying unrestricted visitation with their children.”
Joe initiated the divorce proceedings on September 5, concluding a four-year marriage with Sophie. Initially, Joe had requested “joint custody” of their two daughters, as reported by TMZ. However, on September 21, Sophie, the estranged spouse and mother, took legal action by filing a lawsuit seeking “the immediate return of children wrongfully removed or wrongfully retained” against the Jonas Brothers member.
In response to the legal action, Joe issued a statement through his representative to HollywoodLife. The statement, which was released at the time, clarified the situation, stating, “After several discussions with Sophie, Joe initiated divorce proceedings in Florida, which is the appropriate jurisdiction for this case. Sophie was fully aware that Joe intended to file for divorce. The Florida Court has already issued an order preventing both parents from relocating the children. Sophie received this order on September 6, 2023, over two weeks ago.”
The representative also expressed disapproval of the term “abduction” used in Sophie’s legal filing, stating, “This is an unfortunate legal dispute involving the end of a marriage. Using language like ‘abduction’ is, at best, misleading, and at worst, an abuse of the legal system. The children were not abducted. They have been under Joe’s care for the past three months, as agreed upon by both parties, and are currently with their mother. Sophie’s intent in making this claim is solely to shift the divorce proceedings to the U.K. and to permanently relocate the children from the U.S.”
Amid the ongoing divorce proceedings, Sophie is reportedly residing in one of Taylor Swift’s apartments in New York City.