Singer Leann Rimes' husband has come to her defence following allegations from his ex that one of her children fell ill after ingesting a laxative.
U.S. reality Tv star Brandi Glanville has taken aim at Rimes in the new issue of Us Weekly magazine, claiming her nine year old gobbled up one of the country star's pills after mistaking it for candy.
She accused the singer of leaving laxatives carelessly around the house.
Rimes' publicist has already dismissed the story and now a furious Eddie Cibrian has released a statement to Us Weekly defending his wife against his ex.
The actor says, "It is absolutely ridiculous that my ex-wife continues to put the personal lives of myself, LeAnn, our sons and my family on public display for the sake of her notoriety...
"My wife, LeAnn, continues to be a loving and positive influence on the lives of my sons... The love they have for their 'bonus mom' continues to grow each day as we navigate the changes to our family; a fact that Brandi cannot argue as she herself has stated as much.
"If my ex-wife truly cared about the welfare of our sons, she would stop the constant bashing on an important person in their lives and focus on productive co-parenting to make our blended family the strongest it can be. And she would do so privately. Let's see..."