While many Cleveland Browns fans are arguing about whether Robert Griffin III will be able to turn his career around with his new team, the former football phenom is making some huge changes in his personal life. RG3 recently filed for divorce from his high school sweetheart, Rebecca Liddicoat. To make matters even messier, the Browns quarterback is reportedly dating someone new, an FSU athlete named Grete Sadeiko, and things are looking pretty serious.
This has been the “summer of change” for RG3, according to NESN. Not only is the embattled quarterback moving on with a new team in hopes of resurrecting his NFL career, Griffin is also in a brand new relationship and is working to end his old one.
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While little has been reported about why Robert Griffin III and Rebecca Liddicoat are ending their marriage, it has been reported that the pair has been separated for several months now. It’s unclear why the college sweethearts decided to end their marriage after what seemed like a fairytale romance but it couldn’t have been good. After their split, RG3 scrubbed his social media accounts of any proof that he and Rebecca ever existed. Usually, that is a move reserved for the least amicable of splits and when one of the partners in the relationship feels like they really got the raw end of the deal.
It has been a rough few years for RG3, who definitely underwhelmed NFL fans as the head quarterback for the Washington Redskins before getting injured and having to sit out most of the last season. There has been speculation that Griffin’s lackluster career and major ACL tear could have had an impact on his marriage. Despite that, Liddicoat reportedly was “very supportive” of her husband during his struggles and during his recovery.
Robert Griffin III and Rebecca Liddicoat even expanded their family during their short three-year marriage. It was in February 2015 that the couple announced that they were expecting a daughter. RG3 and his wife Rebecca welcomed their baby girl just three months later in May 2015.
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Hip Hollywood reported that RG3 dumped Rebecca Liddicoat in order to start dating his new girlfriend, FSU track and field star Grete Sadeiko. Both Griffin and Liddicoat have been quiet about their divorce and the reasons behind it, so it’s unclear if Sadeiko was involved with him prior to their separation or not. Either way, the quickness in which Griffin moved on from his wife to his new girlfriend was pretty shocking.
In the months that Griffin and Liddicoat have been separated, the NFL star has been seen hand-in-hand with his new girlfriend Grete on several occasions. One of them includes a recent trip to Hollywood where the pair were spotted out together.
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To prove his seriousness with Grete Sadeiko, Robert Griffin III has already given her some prime real estate. RG3 memorialized his love and dedication to his girlfriend, Grete, by getting her name tattooed on his arm. Even if their love is intense, it seems early to get her name inked on his forearm, especially since the divorce papers relieving him of his marital duties to Rebecca Liddicoat have just been filed. Not to mention that news of RG3’s new relationship is just now making headlines.
NFL fans are standing by, waiting for the real reason that Robert Griffin III is divorcing Rebecca Liddicoat. There certainly has to be an interesting story behind the split from his college sweetheart and most recent hookup with his new girlfriend, Grete Sadeiko.
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