Tyrese Gibson denies claims he kicked his ex-wife, Samantha Lee Gibson, and their 2-year-old daughter, Soraya, out of the family home in Georgia.
Gibson and Samantha Lee jointly announced last week that they are divorcing amicably after more than three years of marriage, but according to TMZ, the couple had separated three months previously:
Samantha Lee Gibson filed for divorce in September and, in the petition, alleges that Tyrese, weeks earlier, had cut her off financially and locked her and their 2-year-old daughter, Soraya, out of the house. the family home of Georgia. .
Tyrese calls BS, howeverâ¦ in the documents he filed, he denies leaving them out. On the other hand, he admits having major issues with Samantha’s request for $ 20,000.
In their joint statement, the estranged couple, whom he met in 2015, said they “will remain strong best friends and co-parents.”
âWe have decided to take stock of a painful and significant development in our lives. After much thought, consideration and prayer, we unfortunately made the difficult decision to separate and officially divorce. Our intention is to remain the best friends and strong co-parents, âthey said in a statement.
Adding: âWe feel incredibly blessed to have found each other and deeply grateful for the 4 years we have been married. Our journey together has been a race of ups and downs, but it’s a journey neither of us would have chosen to take with anyone else. We really have so much love and respect for each other. We have both grown tremendously in this relationship; we have shared so many beautiful memories and moments, and we also can’t wait to see the incredible futures that we have ahead of us individually.
Tyrese then said he believed “black families and marriages are under attack …”
He continued, âPain brought me back to the Holy Grailâ¦ [ the studio ] No, there is no album to come, it was inspired by the love of my life Samanthaâ¦. Thank you for the years, hope you know I did my bestâ¦ I really didâ¦ â
Gibson is also the father of a 13-year-old daughter, Shayla Gibson, from a previous marriage to Norma Gibson.