Ricky Martin and artist Jwan Yosef are divorcing after six years of marriage, they said in a joint statement Thursday.
“For some time, we have considered changing our relationship, and after careful consideration we have decided to end our marriage with love, respect and dignity for our children – as a couple we have Preserving and honoring what she has experienced. Amazing year,” he wrote. “Our greatest desire now is to maintain a healthy family dynamic and continue a relationship centered on our true friendship as we continue to co-parent our children.”
The couple share daughter Lucia, born in 2018, and son Ren, born in 2019. Martin is also bornMatteo and Valentino. He was born in 2008.
In 2016. In early 2018 the couple announced that they had tied the knot.
The divorce announcement comes a year after Martin faced harassment allegations. A restraining order was placed on the singer. At the time, he said in a tweet that the order was based on “completely false” allegations, and vowed to face them “with the responsibility that characterizes me”.
Several weeks later, the petitioner in the case “voluntarily discontinued her claims” and “thea judicial spokeswoman told the AP at the time.
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