Cher’s son Elijah Allman and spouse Marieangela King have had their share of ups and downs.
The couple met in 2013 and tied the knot that December. Though Allman was sober on the time of their nuptials, he struggled with substance abuse later of their marriage. Cher and King have butted heads over one of the simplest ways to look after Allman amid his battle with dependancy.
In September 2023, King filed a authorized declaration accusing Cher of hiring 4 males to kidnap Allman. She claimed that Allman was then put “in lockdown at a remedy facility” the place he was “not allowed to see or communicate” to her.
Cher, who shared Elijah with late ex-husband Greg Allman, subsequently addressed the allegations throughout an October interview with the New York Put up.
“You by no means cease being a mother — you go to the top, you go to the mattresses if you’re attempting to save lots of your youngsters. However I didn’t do it. And if I did it, I wouldn’t care to let you know,” she mentioned.
Hold scrolling for a have a look at Elijah and King’s relationship through the years:
The pair met when Elijah was in Germany receiving remedy for Lyme illness. They eloped that December.
Throughout a February interview with The Every day Mail, Elijah opened up about his and King’s resolution to elope with out Cher or different members of the family current.
“I wasn’t going to attend for anybody’s approval and congratulations, similar to I’ve by no means waited for any of that my entire life. The best way I eloped with my spouse is similar approach I’ve achieved every part I’ve ever achieved. I don’t know another approach and we knew it was the correct time,” he mentioned.
Elijah added that he has “at all times been the black sheep” of his household. “We now have a lot of ups and downs and proper now isn’t one of the best time. Had we been getting on just a little bit higher possibly it might have been totally different,” he defined.
King steered that she and her mother-in-law had been on good phrases by sharing a photograph of them collectively.
“Backstage w my mamacita,” she captioned the October Instagram snap of herself and Cher.
Elijah and King went to see the jukebox Broadway musical primarily based on Cher’s life story and profession.
“About final evening … #thechershow on #broadway was inspiring & sensible! I wanna see it once more!” King captioned a December Instagram selfie of herself and Elijah of their theater seats.
King shared a selfie together with her husband, captioning the shot with a single purple coronary heart emoji.
Elijah filed for divorce from King after separating in April 2020, citing irreconcilable variations.
After Cher’s mother, Georgia Holt, died at age 96 in December, King shared a throwback picture of herself with Holt, Cher and Elijah.
“Coolest pic EVER! #household 🎉🍾🥰🎈,” she captioned the Instagram publish.
In a authorized declaration obtained by Us, King claimed that she and Elijah had been at a resort in New York Metropolis in November 2022 when 4 males “employed” by Cher “eliminated” Elijah from their room.
King additional alleged that Elijah was “presently in lockdown at a remedy facility that’s undisclosed” to her, the place he had not been “allowed to see or communicate” to her. King additionally famous within the submitting that she and Elijah had been trying to restore their relationship on the time of the alleged kidnapping.
Cher denied the claims throughout an interview with The New York Put up one month later.
Cher questioned King’s function in Elijah’s life whereas submitting for a conservatorship of her son, claiming that the twosome’s “tumultuous relationship has been marked by a cycle of drug dependancy and psychological well being crises.”
The Grammy winner additional alleged that Elijah is “considerably unable to handle his personal monetary sources resulting from extreme psychological well being and substance abuse points,” therefore her request for a conservatorship.
King subsequently shot down the claims in a January 2024 assertion to Us, noting that she has “at all times been a champion for the sober neighborhood and for Elijah’s sobriety” whereas denouncing “institutions that exclude me from being a part of Elijah’s remedy and hopeful restoration.”
King additionally claimed that Elijah had been “coerced beneath false pretenses” into “another drugs routine” in October 2023 the place he was allegedly “thrown right into a lockdown facility in Mexico, sleeping behind a locked cage with six different people, beneath an imposed Mexican Conservatorship.”
Us reached out to Cher for remark on the time however didn’t hear again.
Elijah and King filed paperwork to dismiss their divorce in January. King’s lawyer Regina Ratner solely informed Us on the time that the duo had “reconciled” and are “engaged on their marriage.”
The lawyer added that King “has at all times been [Elijah’s] rock” and “has solely been a stabilizing power for him,” regardless of Cher’s claims in her conservatorship request.
“[Elijah is] very able to managing his personal affairs in his property, and in durations the place he’s not as succesful, [Marieangela] is greater than succesful,” Ratner mentioned.