The divorce is a "money grab" say Iggy's reps.
A lot of Iggy Azalea's exes seem to be coming out of the woodwork nowadays. In a bizarre story reported by TMZ, Iggy Azalea's "husband," who no one knew existed, has officially filed for divorce from the rap star (or pop star, according to some people).
Apparently, the divorce was filed in Texas by Hefe Wine (Maurice Williams), whose reps claim that he and Iggy "agreed to be married, holding themselves out as man and wife and began residing together in the State of Texas on or about September, 2008." He says they began living separately last year.
In Texas, a man and a woman who live together for any length of time are considered legally married if they agree to the term and hold themselves out to others as husband and wife.
Iggy's reps, meanwhile, tell TMZ that Iggy never held herself out as Hefe's wife and never agreed to be married, stating the entire proceeding is a desperate attempt at snatching some of the rapper's hard-earned dollars. Hefe is asking the judge to prohibit Iggy from selling various assets they accumulated during the marriage, including music she wrote when they were still together. If the judge recognizes the marriage, all of Iggy's music recorded during their union will be split between the two 50/50. Considering the music is worth potential "millions" (according to TMZ), Hefe could be making a big cash grab here.
[UPDATE: Iggy Azalea Takes To Twitter To Respond]
Iggy Azalea took to Twitter this afternoon to speak up about the above TMZ allegations, of course, denying them. She urges people to check public records, saying she is not married. She ended up going on a bit of rant, which you can read in the tweets below.
I think we already all know, but just to clarify. I'm NOT married. Feel free to check the PUBLIC marriage records... 💍👍😟— IGGY AZALEA (@IGGYAZALEA) October 10, 2014
Gotta laugh tho, now do you see the kinda craziness I deal with?! #ThisLifeWeLive— IGGY AZALEA (@IGGYAZALEA) October 10, 2014
TMZ just asked me at the airport if I think my "common law marriage" claim is a money grab. Yes, but it's TMZs money his grabbing. Lol.— IGGY AZALEA (@IGGYAZALEA) October 10, 2014
Press don't care that a story is clearly false, they just want you to click it. So they're happy to pay, and this person continues to make $— IGGY AZALEA (@IGGYAZALEA) October 10, 2014
The whole cycle is stupid and a waste of my time. #WhoGetsTheSilverWare— IGGY AZALEA (@IGGYAZALEA) October 10, 2014