Joe Jonas enjoyed a boys’ night out with his brother Nick a day before his estranged wife, Sophie Turner, sued him for “unfairly” holding back their two children.
In photos obtained by Page Six, the “Cake By the Ocean” singer and his younger brother met with friends Wednesday night in New York City at the Waverly Inn, located three blocks from where Turner and her other ex Taylor Swift are out. the night before.
The Jonas Brothers musicians appeared to be having a deep conversation while enjoying their meal.
Nick, 31, and Joe, 34, were dressed casually for the outing, both wearing baseball caps and white shirts.
Priyanka Chopra’s husband, however, chose to wear blue pants, while his elder brother paired his white tee with brown pants.
Their evening took place hours before Turner, 27, filed an explosive lawsuit against her ex-husband, alleging he “wrongfully withheld” their two daughters by failing to return them to his home country, England.
In court documents obtained by Page Six, the “Game of Thrones” alum filed a lawsuit in Manhattan court on Thursday, seeking “the immediate return of children illegally removed or wrongfully retained.”
According to the documents, Turner claimed the “wrongful detention” began Wednesday.
The actress claimed she and Joe agreed last Christmas to make the UK their “forever home” and spoke about looking for schools for their eldest daughter Willa to attend.
“Both parties were excited about the family’s move to England,” the documents read.
The couple – who married in 2019 – officially moved from Miami to England in April, according to the documents.
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That summer, Turner began performing “Joan” in nearby Spain, while the “Sucker” singer kicked off the Jonas Brothers tour with his siblings in New York in August.
The “Dark Phoenix” star said she allowed Joe to take the girls with him because he could spend more time with the 3-year-old and 1-year-old during the day.
However, three weeks after the couple argued on August 15, Joe filed for divorce in Miami, declaring that the marriage was “irretrievably broken.”
Turner claimed in the documents that she found out about the dossier “through the media.”
The mother of two now claims her ex-husband is denying their daughters’ pa*sports so they can’t leave the United States.
“The father is in possession of the children’s pa*sports,” the documents state. “He refuses to return the pa*sports to the mother and refuses to send the children home to England with the mother.”
Following Turner’s trial, Joe fought back, insisting he had not “kidnapped” their children.
In a statement from his representative, the DNCE leader called the lawsuit a “harsh legal position” that flies in the face of the “amicable co-parenting system” he believed he and Turner were working on as recently as last weekend.
“Joe is seeking joint custody of the children so that they are raised by both their mother and father, and he is of course also OK with the children being raised in the US and UK. United,” his representative said, adding that the young children on the two American citizens.
The singer’s rep also told Page Six that Turner was “aware” he was going to file for divorce after “several conversations.”