Sophie Turner Says She Found Out About Joe Jonas Divorce Filing Through the Media

New court documents reveal more details about the couple's split.

New court documents have revealed more about Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas' split.

According to the docs obtained by ET, the Game of Thrones actress filed a petition in a New York court on Thursday to sue Jonas for the "immediate return" of their two daughters to the United Kingdom. The docs state that the couple made England their permanent home in April of this year.

A timeline of the pair's relationship also reveals more about the breakdown of their marriage, with Turner claiming she found out that Jonas had filed for divorce through the media.

"The breakdown of the parties’ marriage happened very suddenly," the docs state. "The parties had an argument on Aug. 15, 2023. On or about Sept. 1, 2023, [Jonas] filed a divorce case against [Turner] in Florida. On or about Sept. 5, 2023, [Turner] found out through the media that [Jonas] had filed for divorce."

ET has reached out to the couple's reps for comment.

Following Jonas' divorce filing, the former couple shared a joint statement on their Instagram pages, addressing the split and asking for privacy for their family.

"After four wonderful years of marriage we have mutually decided to amicably end our marriage," they wrote. "There are many speculative narratives as to why but, truly this is a united decision and we sincerely hope that everyone can respect our wishes for privacy for us and our children."


The new court docs also reveal that the couple met recently to discuss their separation, but it seems the custody arrangement is becoming a major point of contention.

"On or about September 17, 2023, the parties met to discuss their separation," the docs state. "[Turner] reiterated the parties' agreed plan for the children to return home to England that week. [Jonas] has possession of the children’s passports. He refuses to return the passports to [Turner] and refuses to send the children home to England with [Turner]."

Turner and Jonas began dating in 2016. They tied the knot in a surprise ceremony in Las Vegas in May 2019, before celebrating with family and friends in a larger, "more traditional" wedding in France two months later.


Turner's new court filing comes just days after Turner was spotted hanging out with Jonas' other most famous ex, Taylor Swift. The pair were photographed arm-in-arm in New York City on Tuesday night.

Turner was already inside West Village haunt Via Carota when Swift arrived to have dinner with her and two other women. Swift, who briefly dated Jonas in 2009, was seen hugging Turner in one video from the outing.

From there, Turner and Swift left the restaurant arm-in-arm to head to Temple Bar, a nearby nightclub, where they stayed for a couple of hours before leaving around 11 p.m., according to a source.

"Sophie seemed to be happy and enjoying the night," an eyewitness tells ET, with ET's source adding, "They seemed to be having the best time -- they were laughing and chitchatting with the waitstaff and drinking martinis."

Meanwhile, a second source tells ET that the two women "have always liked and respected each other."

"They are fans of each other and have been friends for a while," the source says. "Sophie doesn't care that Taylor dated Joe. It was so long ago and in the past. Taylor has a good time when she's with Sophie and they enjoyed some fun girl time together last night."