Kelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans are separating after nearly five years of marriage.
Ballerini announced the news on Instagram Monday (Aug 29) saying, “Friends, I’ve always tried my best to share my life with you in a real and vulnerable way, while also protecting layers of my personal life as they unfold. This is now public record so I wanted you to hear from me directly that I am going through a divorce.
This deeply difficult decision is the result of a journey of love, growth, and effort that has ultimately come to an end. It’s hard to find the words here, but I feel extremely grateful for the years of marriage to Moran and hopeful for the next seasons.
With very active schedules coming up, please be mindful that we are both fragile, actively healing, and showing up the best we can. Kels.”
Following the news, Morgan took to Instagram to share his own much shorter statement. The country singer wrote, “I am very sad to confirm that after almost 5 years of marriage, Kelsea and I are parting ways. I wish it were otherwise but sadly it is not.”
The couple met in 2016 while co-hosting the CMC Awards in Austrailia and were married in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico in 2017.