In a social media update, Sam Asghari addresses the conclusion of his romantic involvement with Britney Spears.
Renowned pop icon Britney Spears’ spouse, Sam Asghari, utilized the platform of Instagram on Friday to divulge the couple’s mutual decision to terminate their shared journey. The revelation follows a surge in online reports regarding their estrangement.
According to documents reviewed by BBC News, a divorce petition submitted on Wednesday cited “irreconcilable differences” as the impetus behind the split between Sam and Britney.
The pair exchanged vows in an intimate yet star-studded ceremony in June 2022. As conveyed through his Instagram Story, Sam conveyed, “Having spent six years immersed in love and mutual devotion, my wife and I have elected to bring our journey together to its conclusion.
We shall retain the profound love and respect we have cultivated, and I extend to her my eternal well wishes. Life throws curveballs. While it might seem absurd to request privacy, I simply implore everyone, including the media, to exhibit kindness and considerateness.” No official statement has emerged from Britney’s representatives as of yet.
Within the filed divorce petition, submitted in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Sam has formally requested spousal support and legal fees to be covered by Britney.
Britney Spears catapulted to fame at the tender age of 16 with her chart-topper “Baby One More Time.” Her discography boasts other notable tracks such as “Toxic,” “Womanizer,” and “Oops!…I Did It Again.” Iranian-American actor and fitness trainer Sam Asghari crossed paths with Britney during the filming of her music video for “Slumber Party” in 2016. He has consistently stood as a staunch advocate in Britney’s endeavor to break free from the conservatorship overseen by her father, Jamie Spears.
Their engagement was announced in September 2021.
The proclamation of their parting ways coincides with Britney’s impending memoir release titled “The Woman in Me,” scheduled to hit the shelves this forthcoming October.