Following over 25+ years of marriage, actor Blair Underwood and his wife Desiree DaCosta have officially announced they are getting a divorce!
The couple released a joint statement on Sunday via social media of the shocking news.
“After a tremendous amount of thought, prayer & work on ourselves individually & collectively, we have come to the conclusion to end our marriage that began 27 years ago,” the statement reads.”
“”It has truly been a beautiful journey. Our proudest achievements are our three incredible children. Three souls to which God entrusted us. We continue to be awed & humbled by the blessings of parenting.”
“We have always put their best interests first & will continue to do so. We will continue to be the best of friends and co-parents and have the utmost respect for one another as we embark upon this new chapter of our lives, separately.”
According to Essence magazine, the couple originally wed on September 17, 1994 together they share three children together, Paris Underwood, 24, Blake Underwood, 19, and Brielle Underwood, 22.
We wish them both the very best!