Shaquille O’Neal and Nicole ‘Hoopz’ Alexander have called it quits.
The vertically challenged couple who started dating back in 2010, shared a home together in Florida.
The 5’2 former reality TV star confirmed the news to the Boston Globe that they’ve decided to go their separate ways.
Shaq, the 7’1 former NBA star who visited the Boston area few weeks ago to film scenes for Adam Sandler’s local comedy sequel, “Grown Ups 2,” was accompanied Hoopz.
Shaq was previously married to Basketball Wives producer Shaunie O’Neal and have five children.
Martin Lawrence and his wife Shamicka Lawrence are getting divorced after two years of marriage.
A rep for the couple released a statement today, saying “Martin and Shamicka Lawrence have decided to divorce. The couple has made the joint decision to part ways. Out of love and respect for one another we will continue to remain friends and raise our two beautiful daughters together.”
The couple dated for 15 years before making it official in their Beverly Hills home back in 2010. They have two children.
Martin just finished a nationwide sold-out comedy tour and shot a comedy pilot for CBS.
…and so, this is the end…
Three months after announcing their shocking separation, Heidi Klum has officially filed for divorce from Seal.
“A petition, which lists irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split, was filed Friday afternoon in Los Angeles Superior Court,” PEOPLE reports. “The duo had a prenuptial agreement in place and will retain their separate assets and property.”
The couple has four children together, including Heidi’s 7-yr-old daughter from a previous relationship.
The “Project Runway” host is asking for sole physical custody of the children, with Seal getting visitation and joint legal custody.
Oh boy . . .
Aretha Franklin and Willie Wilkerson have called off their engagement.
In a satetment released today, the 69-yr-old Queen of Soul said, “Regretfully, To Our Friends and Supporters: Will and I have decided we were moving a little too fast, and there were a number of things that had not been thought through thoroughly. There will be no wedding at this time.”
“We will not comment on it any further because of the very personal and sensitive nature of it. We appreciate all of the many well wishes from friends.”
Earlier this month, the Queen announced her engagement to her “forever friend” and had planned to marry in an elaborate Miami Beach wedding this summer.
So are they still romantically involved?
“While we have enjoyed seven very loving, loyal and happy years of marriage, after much soul-searching we have decided to separate. We have had the deepest respect for one another throughout our relationship and continue to love each other very much, but we have grown apart. This is an amicable process and protecting the well-being of our children remains our top priority, especially during this time of transition. We thank our family, friends, and fans for their kind words of support. And for our children’s sake, we appreciate you respecting our privacy.”
Heidi and Seal got married in 2005 and have four children: Leni, 7, Henry, 6, Johan, 5, and Lou, 2.
The 36-yr-old British comedian cited ”irreconcilable differences,” in papers filed in Los Angeles Superior Court today, Dec 30.
“Sadly, Katy and I are ending our marriage. I’ll always adore her and I know we’ll remain friends,” he said in a statement.
The couple met at the MTV Video Music Awards in September 2009 and got married in October 2010 in a lavish six-day ceremony in India.
Beyonce & Solange‘s parents Mathew and Tina Knowles are now officially divorced after 31 years of marriage.
Ms Tina originally filed court papers in 2009 and their divorce filing was dropped last year (2010) after both parties failed to appear at a court hearing.
In August of this year, Ms Tina re-filed the divorce petition and now the couple’s split has now been made official.
According to reports, the 57-year-old Designer stated that their marriage was “insupportable because of discord or conflict of personalities” which “prevents any reasonable expectation of reconciliation.”
A final decree of divorce was issued back in November in Texas.
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