Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Flavin have broken up. The American businesswoman filed for divorce on Friday August 19, after 25 years of union and three children.
After more than two decades of marriage, the couple that made Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Flavin separated. The 54-year-old businesswoman filed for divorce in a Palm Beach, Florida county court on August 19, according to the magazine. People.
“I am saddened to announce that after 25 years of marriage, I am filing for divorce from my husband Sylvester Stallone,” she wrote in an official press release addressed to People. Even though we are no longer married, I will always cherish the 30+ year relationship we shared, and know that we have faith in our beautiful daughters.
“We went in different directions,” Sylvester Stallone told TMZ. I have a lot of respect for Jennifer. I will always love him. She is an amazing woman. He is the most beautiful person I have ever met. I love my family. We have addressed these personal issues in an amicable and private manner.”
Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Flavin’s 34-year relationship
The couple, who recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary in May, instead poured on the occasion. The star of stone then called his partner a “selfless, dedicated, patient woman” while posting a post on social media that has since been deleted that read: “Our marriage just keeps getting better every year! I can’t wait to spend the rest of our lives together!”
Recurring marital problems
According to a source close to the couple who told People, “Their marital problems have been going on for years and he’s just tired of going around. They also prefer to wait until their children grow up to officially separate.
Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer met on the set of the boxing reality show The Contender. They dated for a few years in the late 80s, before breaking up for the first time and getting back together soon after. The franchise star stone and Rambo and the ex-model said “yes” to each other in 1997 in London. From this union three daughters were born: Scarlet, 20, Sistine, 24, and Sophia, 25. This is Sylvester Stallone’s third marriage – and divorce.