RHOA Star Drew Sidora’s Husband Ralph Pittman Files for Divorce After Nearly 9 Years of Marriage

RHOA Stars Drew Sidora and Ralph Pittman Split

RHOA Stars Drew Sidora and Ralph Pittman Split

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The Real Housewives of Atlanta‘s Drew Sidora and Ralph Pittman are formally ending their marriage, PEOPLE can completely verify.

“Love is a beautiful thing,” Pittman, 37, mentioned in an unique assertion to PEOPLE. “Unfortunately we have made the difficult decision to move on to our next chapters, independent of each other. Drew and I have decided to file for divorce. We have three amazing young children, and their mindset and growth is what is most important. As we navigate this difficult time, I ask that you please respect our privacy.”

According to paperwork obtained by PEOPLE, Pittman’s petition for divorce was obtained on Monday. He is searching for to finish his partnership with The Game actress after almost 9 years and several other seasons underneath the scrutiny of their costars.

Pittman listed the couple’s separation date as final Thursday, and the papers famous, “There is no chance or hope of reconciliation” between the spouses.

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Sidora, 37, wed Pittman in August 2014. They later welcomed son Machai in June 2015 and daughter Aniya in February 2018. The That’s So Raven alum additionally has an 11-year-old son, Josiah, from a earlier relationship.

Many of the couple’s marital woes main as much as their divorce had been chronicled on RHOA.

Last yr, Sidora found a suspicious textual content message between her husband and his feminine assistant (who was later fired). “Finding out my husband was getting close with his assistant was really hard for me,” she mentioned on the present. “I packed up my kids and we went to Chicago. I literally ran away from home.”

Sidora additionally mentioned she needed Pittman to “respect the relationship.”

RHOA Star Drew Sidora

RHOA Star Drew Sidora

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RHOA castmates additionally took, with Kenya Moore calling Pittman “so disrespectful” as he confronted accusations of gaslighting his spouse.

“You’re basically saying that she’s lying and how it happened was not how it happened,” Moore, 52, advised Pittman in a 2022 episode. “That would piss me the f— off if someone mentioned that to me to my face, particularly if I’m hurting. Do you not perceive that? You’re tearing her down.

THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA -- "Reunion" -- Pictured: (l-r) Drew Sidora, Ralph Pittman

THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA — “Reunion” — Pictured: (l-r) Drew Sidora, Ralph Pittman


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Despite their challenges, Sidora advised BET final June that the pair deliberate to proceed preventing for his or her marriage.

“I thought it was like Cinderella like a happily ever after and so we thought that’s what it was going to be,” she mentioned. “My parents who have been married for like 60 years made it look so easy. I’m in a situation where we have children, we’re moving to a new city — life is happening and people are growing as well as changing.”

She continued, “It’s hard because sometimes you’re like, do I need to stay in this marriage or am I better off by myself? Then I think to myself when two people commit and you keep committing to each other, what can we do to fix this? You’re switching counselors to find the right one — but we’re committed and I think that’s what keeps people together.”

Sidora additionally famous that it is “not that it’s perfect because I’m not perfect and God knows he’s not perfect,” however they “keep doing the work” nonetheless.

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