Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Adrienne Maloof and her husband, Dr. Paul Nassif, are reportedly filing for divorce after nine years of marriage.
According to US Weekly, Adrienne and Paul, who wed in 2002 and have three sons together, opened up about the split following recent reports that Nassif was in the process of filing for a legal separating.
“I’m so sorry that this is happening but my children are my life and sometimes we need to do what’s best for them. It’s an unfortunate situation but, I have to have my kids best interest at heart,” Adrienne told Radar Online.
The Christian Post writes that Nassif, a plastic surgeon, has reportedly wanted to file for divorce from Maloof for some time, but has been reluctant to give up the lavish lifestyle that she has provided him.
Maloof, one of the daughters of the late hotel mogul George Maloof Sr, is co-owner of the various business holdings of Maloof Companies including the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and the Sacramento Kings basketball team.
As for the reason behind the split, Radar Online reports that the filming of the upcoming season of RHOBH has allegedly put an overwhelming amount of strain on their marriage.
“It’s for a variety of reasons that they are contemplating separation. Adrienne was dragged through the dirt during filming of the upcoming season, and it really wore on her. Paul and Adrienne have always fought, it’s how they were as a couple. However, at this point, they realize that they are just want very different things, and neither one of them is happy in the marriage,” Radar quoted an insider as saying.