Ethan Slater and Lilly Jay are heading in the direction of divorce amid the news of his romance with the 30-year-old pop star Ariana Grande. It seems like their marriage has run its course.
As per a report by Page Six, the SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage! star filed for divorce from his wife Lilly Jay in New York on Wednesday. The pair who got married in 2018 welcomed their first baby last year. Keep scrolling further to know the reason behind the divorce of Ethan Slater and his wife Lilly Jay.
Ariana Grande’s boyfriend Ethan Slater files for divorce from his wife Lilly Jay
Ethan Slater and his wife Lilly Jay are going their separate ways! According to the legal documents obtained by the media outlet Page Six, he filed for divorce from his wife on July 26, 2023, in New York.
However, the exact reason behind the separation of Ethan and Lilly is unknown. The publication TMZ was the first to report the news of their split. It looks like these two were meant to be just not meant to last.
The news of Ethan’s divorce from his wife Jay sees the light of day just a week after his romance with his Wicked co-star Ariana Grande was exposed. At that point, it was revealed that the two actors had been dating for several months.
Ariana and Slater met each other on the set of the upcoming Jon M. Chu-directed film. At the moment, the movie is being shot in London. Along with them, the film also stars Jonathan Bailey, Michelle Yeoh, Bowen Yang, and many more.
When did Ethan Slater and Ariana Grande spark dating rumors?
The romance rumors of the pair have been swirling in the air for the last few weeks now. Earlier this year in March, a picture of Ariana and Slater celebrating Michelle Yeoh’s Oscar win popped up on the internet.
The photograph showed Ethan with his arm wrapped around the Thank U, Next hitmaker. Just a few days before the news of their budding romance emerged online, news broke that Ariana had filed for divorce from her husband of 2 years, Dalton Gomez.
A source close to the estranged pair who tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in the year 2021 shared with Page Six that the Grammy winning-musician and the luxury real estate agent have been separated since January but they have continued to remain on friendly terms.
It has been reported by the media outlet, that Gomez even traveled to London to save his marriage to Ariana but at the end of the day, things didn’t work out. Then, an insider went on to say, “They’ve been really good friends throughout the entire process, and their friends and families have been trying to protect them.”
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