Crystal Smith, who has been married to Ne-Yo since February 2016, has formally filed for divorce from the musician.
A number of days after she publicly slammed her husband for being untrue, Smith, 36, submitted a petition to finish their marriage on Aug. 1, in keeping with paperwork obtained by TODAY.
Within the paperwork, Smith additionally claimed that the 42-year-old singer, whose actual title is Shaffer Smith, “lately fathered a minor little one together with his paramour.”
The petition, which was filed in Fulton County, Georgia, the place Smith resides, stated that the pair have been separated since about July 22.
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Within the court docket docs, Smith is arguing that she is entitled to a divorce “upon the bottom that the wedding is irretrievably damaged with no hope for reconciliation” in addition to adultery.
The submitting stated that Smith is asking for momentary and everlasting alimony, the division of property and first custody of their three youngsters: Shaffer, 6, Roman, 4, and Isabella, 1.
“It’s in one of the best pursuits of the minor youngsters that Petitioner be granted major bodily custody of the minor youngsters, and that the events share joint authorized custody of the minor youngsters, on a short lived and everlasting foundation,” the petition stated.
Smith additionally requested for Ne-Yo to be required to pay month-to-month little one help.
On Saturday evening, Smith blasted her husband and accused him of dishonest for eight years in an Instagram put up, which has since been deleted.
“8 years of lies and deception,” she started. “8 years of unknowingly sharing my life and husband with quite a few ladies who promote their our bodies to him unprotected…each final one among them!”
The entrepreneur stated within the put up that other than the couple’s “3 stunning youngsters collectively” their relationship has been “nothing else however wasted years and heartbreak.”
She added, “To say I’m heartbroken is an understatement. To ask me to remain and settle for it’s completely insane.”
On the time, Ne-Yo “preferred” her Instagram put up and shared his response on Twitter.
“For the sake of our kids, my household and I’ll work via our challenges behind closed doorways,” he wrote. “Private issues are usually not meant to be addressed and dissected in public boards. I merely ask that you simply please respect me and my household’s privateness presently.”
The couple beforehand walked the crimson carpet collectively on the 2022 BET Awards in June, only a couple months after they renewed their vows.
Ne-Yo uploaded a video to Instagram that confirmed him and Smith celebrating their nuptials.
In Might, He informed E! Information’ Each day Pop that the pair have been “contemplating divorce” whereas quarantining as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. He stated the 2 had “actually uncomfortable conversations” and have been capable of mend their relationship.
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