Tyrese Gibson and his wife Samantha Lee Gibson have decided to go their separate ways.
"After much thought, consideration, and prayer, We unfortunately have made the difficult decision to officially separate & divorce," Tyrese captioned a picture of him and Samantha. "We feel incredibly blessed to have found each other and deeply grateful for the 4 years we have been married to each other. Our journey together has been a ride of both ups & downs, but it’s a journey that neither of us would have chosen to take with anyone else. We truly have so much love & respect for each other."
Tyrese and Samantha got married in 2017 and the couple share a daughter, Soraya, who was born in 2018. Tyrese appears to be open to reconciling with his soon-to-be ex-wife, and made it clear he believes his divorce is an example of how Black families are "under attack."
"Black families and marriages are under attack," he wrote in a following post of him and Samantha sharing happier times with an original song dedicated to Samantha. "Pain got me back in the holy grail... [ the studio ] No there’s no album coming this was inspired by the love of my life Samantha.... Thank you for the years I hope you know that I did the very best I could... I truly did..."
Tyrese was previously married from 2007-09 to Norma Gibson, the mother of his daughter Shayla.