Beyoncé’s mother, Tina Knowles, has filed for divorce from husband Richard Lawson following 8 years of relationship.
Knowles, 69, filed the legal paperwork on Wednesday, July 26, in accordance to documents acquired by TMZ — just a person working day right after the stated day of separation. Knowles cited irreconcilable dissimilarities as the rationale for the split.
Knowles and Lawson, 76, tied the knot in 2015 in Newport, California. The twosome exchanged vows onboard a 140-foot yacht in an personal ceremony along with Knowles’ daughters Beyoncé and Solange. The “Formation” singer’s partner, Jay-Z, and their eldest daughter, Blue Ivy, have been also in attendance.
At the time, Lawson shared a submit by means of Instagram that comprehensive the duo’s enjoy tale, declaring it commenced 39 yrs prior when they fulfilled.
“I believed you were being a person of the most gorgeous females I experienced ever met. Breathtaking.!!” he wrote. “The issue that was so striking was that your beauty continued to be increased by your unbelievable heart, compassion, empathy, generosity, and philanthropy. You have been expecting with Beyonce at the time, and married, so my unbelievable attraction for you then, could only reside in my fantasy. As we remained good friends during the many years, I took good satisfaction in observing you turn into the final mom, in particular for your personal daughters, but also for the way you care for and nurture girls all more than the earth.”
He continued: “It took 32 many years for my attraction for you to come full circle. It was nicely well worth the wait around. You’re a groundbreaking, visionary, unbelievable artist, a manner icon, a chief, a cultural beacon, a very hot pretty ratchet God warrior and only next to God, You are my wife. How remarkably favored Am I???”
Knowles replied to the tribute in Lawson’s opinions portion, producing, “Thank God it labored out ❤️ Period.”
Tina was formerly married to Beyoncé and Solange’s father, Mathew Knowles, from 1980 to 2011. The twosome were being with each other for more than 3 many years prior to contacting it quits for superior in August 2011.
“The final decision to close our marriage is an amicable one particular. We remain close friends, mothers and fathers and enterprise associates,” Tina and Mathew claimed in a statement to the Affiliated Push at the time.
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