Britney Spears husband Sam Asghari filed for divorce on Wednesday after 14 months of marriage, citing “irreconcilable differences” in the divorce filing. TMZ was the first to report the news that the couple had split and were currently living separately, with multiple sources noting that the separation stemmed from “a nuclear argument that involve[d] allegations of cheating.”
Spears, 41, first met the 29-year-old Asghari — a model, actor, and fitness trainer — on the set of her music video for “Slumber Party,” from her album Glory, in 2016. The couple married in June 2022 in a lavish, star-studded wedding held in Los Angeles with approximately 60 guests in attendance, including Drew Barrymore, Madonna, Paris Hilton and Selena Gomez.
Spears and Asghari’s union marked Spears’ third marriage, and Asghari’s first. Spears was previously married to her childhood friend, Jason Allen Alexander, for 55 hours in 2004. Following the annulment, Spears married Kevin Federline that same year. The duo divorced in 2007, and share two children: Sean Preston, 17, and Jayden James, 16
Asghari and Spears were together throughout her efforts to terminate her conservatorship, which came to an end in November 2021, allowing Spears to regain control of her estate and finances. However, rumors began circulating in March that the couple were having marital woes. When addressing photos that showed Asghari and Spears without their wedding bands, Asghari’s rep, Brandon Cohen from BAC Talent, told PEOPLE that Asghari simply took off his ring because he was filming a movie.
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