As Wetpaint Entertainment, confirmed earlier today, Real Housewives of Atlanta star Porsha Stewart and her ex-pro footballer husband, Kordell Stewart, are headed toward splitsville.
On March 26, TMZ reported that Porsha’s husband had filed for divorce on March 22. According to a strongly worded statement to Wetpaint Entertainment from Porsha’s rep, the move took the reality star by complete surprise.
“Mrs. Stewart is disappointed about her husband's recent filing for divorce,” the statement reads. “Mrs. Stewart had held off on filing for a divorce herself and remained committed to the marriage because Mr. Stewart promised to work on the marriage with her. Instead, he misled her and she found out about the filing in the media. Mrs. Stewart hopes to resolve these personal issues privately with the support of her family, friends, and strong faith.”
While Porsha apparently learned of the filing “in the media,” as noted above, friends and family tell Wetpaint Entertainment it didn’t come as a total shock.
“Kordell skipped the Real Housewives of Atlanta Reunion taping on March 13,” an insider exclusively tells Wetpaint Entertainment. “All the husbands and significant others were there, but he opted not to go. So that was very telling.”
However, the insider acknowledges that this won’t be easy for Porsha, saying, “I know she really wanted to start a family with him. They were actively trying. This is going to be a huge blow.”
Judging by her statement, it already is.