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Sunday 21 December 2014

Kristen Stewart 'to battle for dog custody'

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson

Kristen Stewart is reportedly eager to get sole custody of the two dogs she shares with her ex-boyfriend Robert Pattinson.

The stars share two mixed-breed dogs, Bear and Bernie, which they welcomed into their home when they were still dating. However, now they have split up issues are arising over access to their beloved pooches. When Robert moved out of the Los Feliz mansion they shared earlier this year, the stars managed to equally divide the time they spend with their pets. However, Kristen is believed to be unhappy that Robert left the dogs with a friend while he was working in Toronto.

"Things have gotten pretty nasty between Rob and Kristen in recent weeks," a source told British magazine Grazia. "And since Kristen found out Rob has left the dogs with a friend, she's seeking lawyers' advice on getting sole custody. She's been warned it could cost up to $100,000 in legal fees."

According to insiders, Robert and Kristen are no longer on speaking terms. Their hopes to remain amicable despite their break-up have been dealt a blow in recent weeks, with Kristen said to be upset about Robert's blossoming romance with Riley Keough - the granddaughter of Elvis Presley.

"She was gutted when she found out about Rob and Riley," a source added.

Seeing Robert moving on with his life seems to have had an impact on the pair handing over the dogs to each other. The 23-year-old actress is apparently reluctant to come face to face with her former flame.

"Kristen has started sending friends to pick up the dogs - she couldn't face seeing Rob," an insider revealed. "No one knows how they're going to work this out or where the dogs will end up."

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