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Pop sensation Ariana Grande, 30, and her husband, Dalton Gomez, 28, have officially initiated the process of divorce, according to a report by People on Monday, September 18. The documentation notes the couple’s date of separation as February 20, 2023.
Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez, who started their romantic journey in January 2020, took the significant step of getting engaged in December of the same year. Their whirlwind romance led to a beautiful wedding ceremony on May 15, 2021. Despite the indicated separation date in February, the "Thank U, Next" singer commemorated their second anniversary in May with a heartfelt Instagram Story where she shared a wedding photo of them kissing, captioning it “I love him so.”
Sources close to the former couple informed People that Ariana and Dalton have been navigating the intricate details of their divorce agreement with great care and mutual respect, ensuring they maintain a respectful and caring attitude towards each other throughout the proceedings. The insider emphasized that both individuals have approached this life-altering decision with a “kind and patient” mindset, showing maturity as they moved forward separately.
Speculations surrounding the reasons for their separation have surfaced, with some insiders attributing the split to the challenges faced when Ariana relocated to London for the filming of the musical "Wicked." It was during this period that the singer started a new chapter in her love life, finding companionship with her "Wicked" co-star, Ethan Slater. Noteworthy is that Slater also recently went through a separation, having filed for divorce from his spouse, Lilly Jay, in July.
As Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez traverse this personal and sensitive juncture in their lives privately and respectfully, fans and well-wishers hope for a smooth transition for both individuals. While they have chosen to go separate ways, the emphasis on kindness and respect in their separation process reflects a mature and understanding approach to a challenging situation, indicating a willingness to preserve the love and fond memories they created during their time together.
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