Britney Spears’ husband Sam Asghari, on Thursday evening, announced that they are getting divorced almost a year after getting married. Sam Asghari shared a statement on his Instagram story that read, “After 6 years of love and commitment to each other my wife and I have decided to end our journey together.” He added in his statement, “We will hold onto the love and respect we have for each other and I wish her the best always. S*** happens.” Writing about privacy, Sam added, “Asking for privacy seems ridiculous so I will just ask for everyone including media to be kind and thoughtful.”
Read Sam Asghari’s statement here:
Britney Spears and Sam Asghari got married in an intimate ceremony in June last year. They later hosted a grand ceremony that was attended by some of the biggest stars including the likes of Madonna, Paris Hilton, Donatella Versace and Drew Barrymore, among many others.
Sam Asghari and Britney Spears met in 2016 when they co-starred in a music video for her single Slumber Party. After announcing their engagement, Britney Spears frequently shared pictures with Sam on her Instagram profile. The couple said last year that the surprise pregnancy they had announced only weeks before had ended in a miscarriage.
Meanwhile, Britney Spears who has been extremely vocal about her struggles after the end of her conservatorship, often shares posts about her personal life. A Los Angeles judge in November 2021 dissolved the conservatorship long overseen by the singer’s father.