Ne-Yo's Wife Crystal Smith Files for Divorce
It's implicit for Ne-Yo and Crystal R. Smith.
The entrepreneur filed for divorcement from the vocalist successful Atlanta connected Aug. 1, according to tribunal documents obtained by E! News.
In the filing, Crystal described her matrimony to Ne-Yo, whose commencement sanction is Shaffer Smith, arsenic "irretrievably breached with nary anticipation for reconciliation," alleging the Grammy victor "committed the enactment of adultery." She besides alleged successful the documents that Ne-Yo "fathered a insignificant kid with his paramour." E! News has reached retired to his rep for remark but has yet to perceive back.
Crystal listed their day of separation arsenic "on oregon astir July 22, 2022" successful the filing and noted they've "continuously lived successful a bona fide authorities of separation" since this time.
Ne-Yo and Crystal stock 3 children together: Shaffer Smith, Jr., 6; Roman Smith, 4; and Isabella Smith, 13 months. The instrumentalist is besides the begetter of kids Madilyn Smith, 11, and Mason Smith, 10, whom helium welcomed with his ex Monyetta Shaw.
According to the tribunal documents, Crystal is seeking superior carnal custody and associated ineligible custody of her children with Ne-Yo. She is besides asking for kid enactment and alimony.
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The divorce filing comes days aft Crystal alleged connected Instagram that Ne-Yo had been unfaithful.
"8 years of lies and deception," Crystal wrote successful a since-deleted station connected July 30. "8 years of unknowingly sharing my beingness and hubby with galore of women who merchantability their bodies to him unprotected...every past 1 of them! To accidental I'm heartbroken and disgusted is an understatement. To inquire maine to enactment and judge it is perfectly insane. The mentality of a narcissist."
And she made it wide she was moving on. "I volition nary longer prevarication to the nationalist oregon unreal that this is thing it isn't," Crystal continued. "I take me, I take my happiness and wellness and my respect. I gained 3 beauteous children retired of this but thing other but wasted years and heartache. I inquire that you each delight halt sending maine videos oregon accusation of him cheating due to the fact that what helium does is nary longer my concern. I americium not a victim. I'm choosing to basal gangly with my caput held high. If idiosyncratic can't emotion you the mode you merit past it's up to you to emotion yourself. With nary hatred successful my bosom I privation him thing but the best."
Ne-Yo issued a response connected Twitter July 31. "For the involvement of our children, my household and I volition enactment done our challenges down closed doors," helium wrote. "Personal matters are not meant to beryllium addressed and dissected successful nationalist forums. I simply inquire that you delight respect maine and my family's privateness astatine this time."
This isn't the archetypal clip Ne-Yo and Crystal person sought to extremity their marriage. In 2020, helium announced that they were breaking up. However, they reconciled aboriginal that twelvemonth and renewed their vows successful April 2022.
Crystal and Ne-Yo tied the knot successful 2016. According to People, they had met the twelvemonth anterior erstwhile Crystal, a model, met with Ne-Yo astatine a edifice portion helium was moving connected his Non-Fiction album.
This past outpouring Ne-Yo referred to Crystal as his "best friend" successful a Mother's Day tribute. "@itscrystalsmith Thank you for being the blessing you are to our beauteous children," helium wrote connected Instagram. "The parent you are is precisely the parent God knew they needed. And they are blessed to person you arsenic we are to person them."
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