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David Tutera, Partner Split Twins in Divorce

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 14:  Ryan Jurica (L) and TV personality David Tutera attend the HBO Luxury Lounge Featuring L?Oreal Paris And New Era Cap - Day 1 at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles on January 14, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/WireImage)
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My Fair Wedding host David Tutera and his soon-to-be ex husband Ryan Jurica have reached a temporary custody agreement over their twins ... and it basically sounds like the plot to The Parent Trap: They're each taking one of the babies and going their separate ways. And we're not just talking a separation of a few short miles, here. US Weekly reports that the twins will be thousands of miles apart from one another.

Tutera shared details of the arrangement with the ladies of The View on September 13, adding that the case was made even more complicated due to the fact that one child is biologically his, while the other is biologically Jurica's.

"We transferred two embryos into the surrogate," Tutera explained. "One was biologically mine, my daughter Cielo; one was biologically his, his son [Cedric]. When we were going through the process of divorce, we decided to make sure that I had custody of my daughter, and he had custody of his son."

While Tutera said he absolutely wants the kids to have a relationship, he admitted that it can't happen "until the environment is calm and peaceful."

"I have no right to not have them know each other," he said, "but I can protect my daughter about when that time is the right time."

However, just a day later, Jurica got on the phone with TMZ's Harvey Levin, and said that separating the twins was all Tutera's doing in the first place. He added that it was he who spent almost two months living with their surrogate during the pregnancy, and he who stayed by her side during the entire labor and delivery, while Tutera remained uninvolved.

The babies, who are half-siblings, were born several months after Jurica and Tutera decided to part ways in January. (And it's been one pretty bitter parting of ways, including Jurica's claims that Tutera has a raging sex addiction.) While the couple has been in a domestic partnership for the last 10 years, Tutera said on The View that it was clearly breaking down for the last six. They both had hoped children would be the change they needed to bring them back together, though it sadly has not turned out that way.

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