The couple have reached a settlement which details their ample property split and custody terms and the NFL star has now released a statement on Instagram.
“In recent days, my wife and I finalized our divorce from one another after 13 years of marriage. We arrived at this decision amicably and with gratitude for the time we spent together.”
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He continued: “We are blessed with beautiful and wonderful children who will continue to be the center of our world in every way. We will continue to work together as parents to always ensure they receive the love and attention they deserve.
“We arrived at this decision to end our marriage after much consideration. Doing so, is of course, painful and difficult like it is for many people who go through the same thing every day around the world. However we wish only the best for each other as we pursue whatever new chapters in our lives that are yet to be written.”
Tom concluded: “We kindly ask for privacy and respect as we navigate what is to come in the days and weeks ahead. Thank you.”
Tom released a statement confirming the divorce
They have been married since 2009 and share children Benjamin, 12, and Vivian, nine. They recently hired divorce attorneys in a shock move which stunned fans.
Tom and his wife—who hasn’t attended any of his games this season – also stepped out recently without their wedding rings, hinting at problems between them.
Earlier this month, she left a prayer emoji comment and liked a post from life coach Jay Shetty. “You can’t be in a committed relationship with someone who is inconsistent with you. Read that again,” the post read.
In a caption he added, “Love is a daily effort. Some days it may come easier than others and that’s OK, but what should always stay consistent is the respect and admiration you have for your partner’s values and goals.”
Tom and Gisele share two children together and he has another son from a previous relationship
Tom previouslyannounced his retirementin February before changing his mind a month later and returning to Tampa Bay. He’s currently playing on a one-year, $15 million contract.
His U-turn reportedlycaused a riftbetween him and the Brazilian beauty, 42.
In an interview withEllein September, Gisele expressedher hope that her husband would step away from footballfor good.
“This is a very violent sport, and I have my children andI would like him to be more present,” she said. “I have definitely had those conversations with him over and over again. But ultimately, I feel that everybody has to make a decision that works for [them].”
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