And although everyone involved has said their apologies, the woman caught in the middle, Sanders’ wife Liberty Ross, has decided to move on from the scandal without her husband by filing for divorce in Los Angeles today, TMZ is reporting.
According to the website, the model, 34, is asking for joint custody of their five and seven year old children, Tennyson and Skyla, as well as spousal support.
Sanders, 41, also filed his response to her petition, requesting joint custody and no spousal support.
Ross, who had been mum for months, shared a revealing interview last October in designer Alexander Wang’s “Confessionals” video series for his Spring 2013 line where she opened up to Style.com about growing up in Los Angeles and the importance of family.
“I’m very happy with my life. I have good people. I have two amazing children,” Ross said, but did not mention her husband.
Regarding the drama she’s faced in the latest few months, Ross explained, “I believe we’re all on journeys, and we’re all given lessons at certain times in our life. Sometimes, when things seem really bad, you have to be able to see the good and learn from it and move forward as graciously as possible.”
Ross acknowledged that 2012 was a roller-coaster year, but added that the turmoil gave her great strength to look to the future.
“I don’t like being trapped or feeling that I’m not able to move forward,” she said. “This year is kind of the end of some things and the beginnings of something else. Change is really important in life but I’m still the same girl when I go home.”
Giving fans a glimmer of hope the couple could work things out, Ross and Sanders were spotted hugging after a counseling session in Beverly Hills just three months ago, although neither were seen wearing their wedding rings.
In happier news, in the wake of the photo bombshell that hit the news last summer, Stewart and her longtime love and co-star Robert Pattinson seem to have patched things up after being spotted over the holidays in London, but the beloved twosome have remained coy about their relationship status.
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