“Their relationship is a work in progress,” a supply solely tells Us Weekly. “He’s hoping to get to a point where he and Hannah can go back to the way things were before she filed for divorce.”
The nation star, 37, and the Alabama native, 36, tied the knot in 2017. Earlier this 12 months, Fowler filed a petition to finish their marriage, claiming that Hunt was “guilty of inappropriate marital conduct” and “adultery.” The musician didn’t publicly deal with the allegations on the time.
Hours after she submitted her preliminary submitting in February, Us confirmed that Fowler — who revealed her being pregnant information in the courtroom docs — requested to dismiss her petition as a result of it was despatched to the fallacious jurisdiction. She later refiled in the proper county.
Us confirmed in May that Hunt and Fowler reconciled, with a choose signing off on the then-expectant mom’s movement to dismiss her case one month prior. At the time, a supply solely informed Us that the duo were “working on rebuilding” their relationship and had been “both very focused on the baby’s arrival.”
The “House Party” crooner and Fowler tried to maintain their being pregnant journey personal, however Hunt revealed during a radio interview in March that the twosome had been anticipating a daughter. Three months later, he introduced his daughter’s arrival.
“I recently had a baby girl named Lucy Lu,” he gushed during the Star’s For Second Harvest charity concert on the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville in June. “I think being out here — and in the music business and being out on the road — has sort of hardened my heart.”
The Georgia native added: “My heart’s definitely a lot harder in a lotta ways since I left that small town. It’s amazing how that little girl melted that all away overnight a couple of weeks ago.”
As the new parents regulate to life at residence with their toddler, Hunt is hoping to heal his and Fowler’s marriage and “repair his image,” the primary supply tells Us. The “Body Like a Back Road” artist “just wants people to focus on his music and career, rather than his personal life.”
The duo’s divorce drama “opened up a can of worms” for the Grammy nominee, however he’s able to put the ups and downs behind him. “He’s now a father so he wants to be a good role model for his baby girl,” the insider provides.
With reporting by Diana Cooper