Blair Underwood and wife DCerie daCosta
Blair Underwood and his wife Desiree DaCosta resigned.
The 56-year-old actor and DaCosta shared a joint statement on Instagram Sunday announcing they will split after 27 years of marriage. The ex-boyfriend has sons Paris, 24, and Blake, 19, and daughter Brielle, 22.
“After a lot of thinking, praying and doing a lot of self and collective work, We have reached a conclusion that we will end our marriage that began 27 years ago,” the statement began.
“It was a truly beautiful journey,” Underwood and Da Costa continued. “Our proudest achievement is our three incredible children. Three souls that God has given us. We are still amazed and humbled by the blessings of parenthood. We always put their interests first. And will continue to do so. We will continue to be best friends and parents together. and the utmost respect for each other as we begin a new chapter in our lives separately.”
The ex-girlfriends summed up their words: “We would like to thank all of you for your support over the years. And we humbly ask for your privacy and understanding during this new season of change.”
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Underwood previously spoke a lot about his relationship with DaCosta in a 2008 interview with Oprah.com, during which he reflected on his father serving as breadwinner for his mother while growing up. come up
“I want to be your stone. her guardian.” L.A. Law The actor said of DaCosta, “If she has a problem, I want to solve the problem I think that’s what is expected of me.”
Michael Tullberg/Getty Images Desiree and Blair
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But Underwood said thanks to Da Costa. He eventually learned that he didn’t have to fix all of her problems. But only support her when she needs him by her side.
“I’m relieved too. She didn’t think I would always have an answer for her,” he said. “She didn’t come to me to fix it. She just needs a shoulder to cry on.”