The 38-year-old former NFL player explained his decision in an interview with Page Six after filing for divorce from the 37-year-old actress a week after she announced she's pregnant with their first child. What I learned about her is that if she wants something, she wants it now and she's going to get it." Hartwell, who is requesting a paternity test, claimed he and Pulliam had stopped having sex prior to her pregnancy and suggested the actress would go to extreme lengths, including cheating, to have a child. This is his daughter." "I was ready to leave [when I found out he cheated]," the star claimed. Once I was pregnant, I did decide to give him that one last chance." Hartwell and Pulliam married in January after four months of dating.
"She wanted a baby really fast, and what I was trying to explain to her was that -- from my beliefs, from seeing other successful people -- that when you first get married, especially since we didn't have a long courtship, that we should actually focus on each other and not just have a baby," Hartwell said. He admitted, however, that he "can't say she's been unfaithful." "I can say she's stayed out, she's not came home, she's went out-of-town," he said.
If her fiancé’s name rings a bell, that’s because Hartwell, 37, is the ex-husband of former “Real Housewives of Atlanta” cast member Lisa Wu, who appeared with him on the first two seasons of the reality hit.
She landed her biggest role to date in 1984, when she was just four years old, playing Bill Cosby's adorable daughter Rudy Huxtable on Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam was born on April 9, 1979, in Newark, New Jersey.
Her parents, Denise and James Pulliam, work as her business managers.
According to her father, Pulliam had a star quality from the day she was born.
"She was always smiling, she cooed a lot and was very friendly," he remembered.
Hartwell, 38, and Pulliam surprised family and friends by marrying at their Georgia home on January 2 this year after a whirlwind four-month relationship.
But the insider claimed the former NFL linebacker had fears over his new wife's loyalty.'The Cosby Show kids pride themselves on being drama-free and never being in the headlines.
, was engaged to Hartwell on New Year’s Eve after dating for four months, and they married a few days after.
Just a week ago, the actress announced via Instagram that she’s pregnant with their baby girl.
"They were divorced many years before we even started dating and yes we live in Atlanta, it’s a small town. I have not said 1word about this unfortunate situation. She has been trying 2sell multiple reality shows 4 years that never got green lit. U knew me enough to ask 4 a favor..all of this taking advantage of the media is a bit contrived 4me.