Wednesday 20 September 2017

Robin Thicke loses latest custody battle against ex-wife Paula Patton in court

Singer Robin Thicke (L) and actress Paula Patton. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Singer Robin Thicke (L) and actress Paula Patton. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Actress Paula Patton arrives with her husband singer Robin Thicke at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards held at Kodak Theatre on March 7, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Cast member Paula Patton arrives with her husband musician Robin Thicke for the Los Angeles premiere of "Jumping The Broom" at the Arclight Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, California

Singer Robin Thicke has lost the latest round in his bitter custody battle with his ex-wife Paula Patton.

The Blurred Lines star's lawyers went to court on Wednesday  to fight for better visitation rights, but a judge shot all three of their requests down.

Robin, who is currently limited to three monitored visits a week with six-year-old Julian, asked for a new court-appointed monitor to be assigned to the drama after the person currently in charge reportedly cancelled a visit on Friday and cut another on Saturday short, according to TMZ.

But the Los Angeles judge overseeing the case decided the current monitor is doing fine. The lawmaker also rejected Thicke's requests to forbid the court's minder from changing or cancelling a scheduled visit.

Actress Paula Patton arrives with her husband singer Robin Thicke at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards held at Kodak Theatre on March 7, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Actress Paula Patton arrives with her husband singer Robin Thicke at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards held at Kodak Theatre on March 7, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The monitor ruled last week's father-and-son get together was cancelled at the last minute because Julian didn't want to spend time with his dad.

Robin is currently prohibited from having contact with actress Paula or her mother. The judge issued the restraining order last month after Paula made claims Robin was physically abusive to her and the child. He has denied the allegations.

Robin has experienced quite a tumultuous past few months in his personal life – the singer's actor father Alan Thicke passed away at the age of 69 in December, just weeks before Patton launched the custody battle.

After spending 21 years together total, former high school sweethearts Paula and Robin initially split in 2014 following nine years of marriage, and their divorce was finalised in 2015.

Cast member Paula Patton arrives with her husband musician Robin Thicke for the Los Angeles premiere of
Cast member Paula Patton arrives with her husband musician Robin Thicke for the Los Angeles premiere of "Jumping The Broom" at the Arclight Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, California

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