American pop artist, Adele, announced four months ago that she had separated from her husband, Simon Konecki. The singer has now officially filed for a divorce from the father of her 6-year-old son.
Court documents filed by the 31-year-old singer on Thursday, 12 September in Los Angeles confirmed she had split with Simon Konecki.
The two had split due to a shift in lifestyles prompted by Adele’s busy schedule as she rose in fame, which caused them to grow apart after eight years of being together, E News reported.
Adele acknowledged the separation publicly for the first time in May by posting a meme, to the delight of her followers:
The report further added that the couple would, however, co-parent their son but were asking for privacy and there would be no further comment.
“Adele and her partner have separated. They are committed to raising their son together lovingly. As always they ask for privacy," Adele's representative said.
The Grammy winner met Konecki, a charity executive, in 2011 and the two secretly married more than two years ago and welcomed their son Angelo in 2012.
Briefly.co.za learnt that the Tottenham-born star only confirmed their union in 2017 when she referred to herself as a married woman during a concert.
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