She’s “not alone” in relation to her household! Michelle Branch and Patrick Carney made candy recollections with their children earlier than their relationship turned messy in August 2022.
Branch and Carney welcomed their first baby collectively, son Rhys, in August 2018 forward of their New Orleans marriage ceremony in April 2019. The songwriter can also be the mom of daughter Owen, whom she welcomed in 2005 with ex-husband Teddy Landau.
“Feeling grateful for my family, my soon to be three kids (!!!), my friends, our health, and this gorgeous sunny day spent outside thanks to my incredible husband Patrick who slaved away in the kitchen all day and honest to God, made the best Thanksgiving dinner I think I’ve ever had,” the then-pregnant “Everywhere” singer wrote by way of Instagram in November 2021, gushing over the Black Keys drummer and her two eldest youngsters.
Because the pair balanced parenthood and their busy musical careers, the Arizona native and Carney ultimately expanded their household once more in February 2022.
“Welcome to the world, sweet Willie girl ❤️ Willie Jacquet Carney was born on 2/2/22. She’s named after Patrick’s grandmother Willie Madge and has my mother’s maiden name/my middle name,” Branch wrote by way of Instagram on the time whereas saying her second little woman’s arrival. “We’re so in love.”
Almost two years earlier than Willie’s delivery, the “Breathe” artist revealed she suffered a miscarriage.
“Just when we were rounding third and heading home (A baseball metaphor?! I know.) 2020 was like, ‘Nah, I ain’t done yet,’” she wrote by way of Instagram in December 2020. “December decided to really finish us off with a bang! No, literally. A bomb went off in downtown Nashville yesterday. And to further twist a dagger in my heart, I experienced my first miscarriage (ugh! Motherf–ker!).”
After three years of marriage — and simply six months after welcoming their second baby collectively — Branch and Carney referred to as it quits in August 2022.
“To say that I am totally devastated doesn’t even come close to describing how I feel for myself and for my family. The rug has been completely pulled from underneath me and now I must figure out how to move forward,” the mom of three instructed Us Weekly in a press release on the time. “With such small children, I ask for privacy and kindness.”
The “Here With Me” performer — who initially met Carney in 2015 whereas collaborating on her Hopeless Romantic album — was arrested the identical day she introduced her breakup after an alleged altercation together with her estranged husband. Us confirmed on the time that Branch had been taken into custody in Nashville following a doable home disturbance.
Based on a police report obtained by Us on the time, Carney claimed that the songstress slapped him throughout an argument. Branch instructed the arresting officers that the twosome had been having “martial issues” and had been arguing. She was later launched on $1,000 bond and the case was dismissed.
In September 2022, Us confirmed that the twosome hit pause on their divorce as they tried to reconcile.