Garrett Hedlund Gushes Over Ex Emma Roberts on Mother’s Day

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Thankful for Rhodes Garrett HedlundYou wrote a thoughtful message for ex Emma Roberts on Mother’s Day.

“Happy Mother’s Day to the most beautiful mother, dear Emma!” Hedlund, 37, gushed in a handwritten note, which he shared via Instagram on Sunday, May 8. “You gave us a gift who never ceases to melt our hearts, amaze our minds, and make all the anythings just fly away, from morning till night.”

The Strong Country star signed the letter, “All my love.”

Hedlund and Unfabulous alum, 31, were first linked in March 2019 after Roberts split from on-again, off-again fiancé Evan Peters. Before that, the couple kept their romance private. Us WeeklyIn June 2020, Roberts confirmed that she was pregnant with their first child.

“[They’re] surprised, shocked and happy at the same time, and so are their families,” a source exclusively revealed one month later.

The Scream QueensThe alum gave birth in December 2020 to son Rhodes. An insider shared the story about their journey to parenthood before they began. Use that Hedlund and Roberts were “bonding a ton” and “really looking forward to” welcoming their little one.

UseJanuary saw the confirmation that the American Horror StoryThe veteran and the Minnesotan native ended their three-year relationship. The split was “amicable,” a source explained the following month.

“Garrett and Emma have a great coparenting relationship,” the insider told Use. “When he’s sober, he’s a great guy and they’ve been handling coparenting very well. … They have a very amicable relationship with each other and are being very adult about their breakup.”

Roberts delivered the On the Road actor “multiple ultimatums” before pulling the plug on their romance, per the source. The duo’s breakup came shortly after Hedlund was arrested for public intoxication in Franklin County, Tennessee. He was taken into police custody and released the following day on January 23, with a bond of $2,000.

Roberts, who is raising their son, has spoken out about how motherhood helped her discover her true self. “I’m at a place where I can say, ‘I may not have got everything right but I like who I am more than I ever have,’” she told Tatler in January. “My life has changed more in the past two years than it did in the 28 years beforehand and I love where I’m standing now at the age of 30.”

The Nerve star reflected on teaching Rhodes to “be the utmost gentleman” as he grows up, adding, “I want him to be respectful and intelligent at school but also in life. The definition of what it means to be man is changing right now. I hope my contribution to the world will be to raising an amazing boy who becomes an amazing man. I want him to feel that there’s nothing he couldn’t ask or tell me.”

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