Kim Zolciak’s Mates Categorical ‘Shock’ After Kroy Biermann Separation from RHOA Star

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Out of the loop. Kim Zolciak-Biermann didn’t give her buddies a heads up about her break up from Kroy Biermann amid their alleged authorized issues.

“Kim’s pals had been shocked to seek out out that she and Kroy had marital points and had been getting a divorce,” a supply completely tells Us Weekly. “It was one thing she actually saved hidden, even from her interior circle of pals.”

The Actual Housewives of Atlanta alum’s shut confidants “solely came upon about it from the information,” the insider provides.

Us confirmed on Monday, Might 8, that Zolciak-Biermann, 44, and the previous NFL participant, 37, separated on April 30. Each events filed for divorce in Might.

“It’s heartbreaking for them as a result of [their pals] actually believed Kim and Kroy had one thing actually particular and would final without end,” the supply tells Us. “A few of their pals imagine they’ll handle to work issues out, however others aren’t so positive.”

It doesn’t matter what the result, the truth star’s squad plans to “be there for them to point out assist any manner they’ll.”

Zolciak-Biermann made headlines in fall 2022 when rumors surfaced that she and Biermann had been having authorized points and due to this fact had bought their Georgia residence. On the time, the Bravo persona denied the claims, saying through her Instagram Story in November 2022, “My home had not bought for $272,000.”

Nevertheless, Us confirmed in February that the Don’t Be Tardy stars’ Georgia property was in foreclosures and was set to be auctioned off the next month. Based on courtroom paperwork obtained by Us, Belief Financial institution started the foreclosures course of in August 2022 after the then-couple defaulted on their mortgage.

Brock & Scott, PLLC introduced in February that Biermanns’ home was now not going to public sale. Regardless of the constructive information, the duo, who tied the knot in November 2011 and sons Kroy “KJ” Jr., 11, and Kash, 10, and twins Kaia and Kane, 9 — known as it quits two months later.

The twosome’s divorce proceedings shortly turned messy with Biermann describing their marriage as “irretrievably damaged” in his Might divorce submitting.

The previous Atlanta Falcons participant requested “the momentary and everlasting sole authorized and sole bodily custody” of the 4 minor youngsters he shares with Zolciak-Biermann, based on courtroom paperwork obtained by Us. (After tying the knot with the Kashmere Kollections founder, Biermann additionally adopted her two older daughters from prior relationships, Brielle, 26, and Ariana, 21.)

Biermann additionally requested “unique, momentary and everlasting use and possession of the marital residence” because the pair are presently dwelling collectively at their residence in Alpharetta, Georgia. The retired athlete requested the decide that his ex “be restrained and enjoined from coming” to the home after she “vacates” the property.

The “Home of Kim” podcast host, for her half, claimed in her Might courtroom submitting that “she is a loving, match and correct mum or dad to have joint authorized and first bodily custody of the events’ minor youngsters.” She requested that she be “awarded momentary and everlasting bodily custody and joint authorized custody” of the 4 youngest youngsters.

Zolciak-Biermann requested that her estranged husband “pay momentary and everlasting youngster assist” and “momentary and everlasting alimony.”

With reporting by Sarah Jones