Chantel Everett of the Chantel family and Pedro Jimeno file for divorce

Pedro Jimeno and Chantel Everett

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After nearly five years of marriage, Chantel Everett and Pedro Jimeno ended their activities and then filed for divorce, We Weekly can confirm.

According to court documents obtained by We on Thursday, July 7, Jimeno, 30, originally filed on May 27. Everett, 31, later filed his own motion, in addition to a mutual restraining order.

The Chantel family stars – who have yet to publicly announce their separation – first met and fell in love when the registered nurse traveled to her stepfather’s native Dominican Republic in 2016 season 4 of 90 day fiance, in which they got engaged in secret. The duo quickly moved into their Atlanta, Georgia home as they navigated their blossoming romance on TLC. 90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After? and their Chantel family spin off.

Amid their reality TV tenure, the now-estranged couple’s connection was tested.

“You should know how much this hurts me right now,” Everett shouted at his then-partner during a Season 2 trailer for Chantel familyaired in October 2020. Jimeno, for his part, replied, “I support you more than your family right now and you know that.”

Everett and Jimeno, who married shortly after their 90 days engagement, have been candid about their marital issues — and their drama with her family.

“The first time [we] had dinner with your family was a bit messed up at the table because everyone [was] asking if I want to marry you for a green card, or I was trying to get a green card for you,” he said exclusively. We in October 2020. “And the night we met [her sister-in-law] Angenette and [her brother] Royal, everything was perfect.

Chantel Everett and Pedro Jimeno file for divorce and restraining orders 2

Pedro Jimeno and Chantel Everett

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Everett’s brother, Royal Everettannounced in season 2 of Chantel family that he intended to return to his hometown with his wife Angenette Everett after meeting via Facebook. After the pair met online, Royal traveled to the Philippines to connect with Angenette in person.

The Georgia native, for her part, added of her brother at the time: “They were trying to be careful with this because they know how it’s been with Pedro in the past. They weren’t trying not to make the same mistake twice. I think that’s one of the reasons why Pedro saw a difference in the way they treated Angenette compared to him when he arrived here.

As Chantel and Jimeno focused on their relationship and navigated the family drama, they admitted to having We that they were in no rush to expand their family.

“Chantel must finish her studies [first]. Maybe she wants to get a master’s,” Jimeno said. We this October, noting that he wants to be “perfect” for future babies. “I don’t want to make the same mistakes my dad made me. It’s my main thing. I want my child to have everything he needs, like a school, food, clothes, toys. … It is very important for me. I want to be the best father in the world.

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