Details surrounding Steve Burton’s divorce from his wife of 22 years have been developing since early spring. Steve Burton and his ex-wife Sheree Gustin [Burton] have been making headlines as a couple since 1999, but since early May 2022, the couple started making headlines for an unexpected reason.
General Hospital recaps record that Sheree announced the news of her pregnancy on May 4. Her Instagram announcement caught the attention of eagle-eyed writers here at General Hospital Blog. GH-Blog ran with the story, sharing the exciting news. However, very soon after, GH Blog updated the news regarding Steve and Sheree. It turns out that Steve Burton took to social media to clear things up. He revealed that Sheree’s pregnancy was his with another man and the two were separated. Devastated fans rushed to their keyboards in support of Steve. Some played Switzerland, without taking sides, because no one really knows what happens between two people in their own house.
Details of Steve Burton’s Divorce Proceedings
General Hospital spoilers reveal that Steve filed for divorce a few months later. GH News reveals that sources close to the couple admit Steve and Sheree’s split has been in the works for some time. Their relationship was in trouble and the ultimate end was inevitable.
GH news and spoilers reveal that Steve has filed for joint custody with future ex-wife, Sheree, and asked to be excused from paying child support. His reasons for refusing to provide spousal support are the result of his wife’s pregnancy by another man.
Reports of People confirms that Sheree did not sign a prenup before marrying the daytime soap star. Steve proposed that all separate items he acquired during the marriage and after their separation be awarded to him. The actor also asks that any items deemed gifts or heirlooms be declared his.
The sale of the Burton family home was completed on May 25, 2022, following the announcement of Sheree’s pregnancy. Located in Corona Del Mar, the 3-bedroom, 4-bathroom, 1,827-square-foot condo sold for $3.2 million.
After Steve’s GH release as iconic daytime star Jason Morgan joined the cast of Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem. We wish Steve and all his family the best in this difficult time. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.
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