After their separation in January, the supermodel Heidi Klum has eventually got around to filing for divorce from Seal (whose real name it turns out is Henry Samuel according to the Mirror).

[adsenseyu1]They got married in 2005 and, depending on which source you use, there is a pre or post nuptial agreement between the two.

The 38 year-old Klum has cited ‘irreconcilable differences’ as the cause for the divorce petition, which has been filed at the Los Angeles Superior Court according to

Klum and Seal have four children: Leni (7), Henry (6), Johan (5) and Lou (2). Ms Klum is asking for full physical custody of the children with joint legal custody and Seal will get visitation rights.

Seal is quoted in that the couple had ‘grown apart’ but that he still ‘very much loved’ her. He also said on the Ellen DeGeneres show reports UKPA that “We will be connected in many ways ’til the rest of our lives,” the singer said, “through our children and also through this tremendous admiration, respect and love that we have for each other.”

The couple had been famous for their fancy dress parties as well as their annual reaffirmations of their love, so another fairytale has come to an end.


Heidi Klum

Heidi Klum

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