Ne-Yo has confirmed that he and his wife, Crystal Smith, are getting a divorce, following speculation that the two of them had split.
Ne-Yo has confirmed the rumours that he and his wife, Crystal Smith, are getting a divorce. The singer returned to the Private Talk podcast this week for the second part of his interview with former adult film star, Alexis Texas, in which he acknowledged that it was "slowly but surely becoming public knowledge" that he and Crystal are, indeed, filing for divorce.
âItâs not a sad thing," he continued. "Itâs more of an us realizingâ¦long story short, Iâm never gonna talk bad about her. Iâm not that person. Thereâs nothing bad to say about her. Sheâs a fantastic woman. Sheâs the mother of my children and sheâs always gonna be that.â Ne-Yo and Crystal tied the knot in 2016, and have two sons together, Shaffer Smith Jr and Roman Alexander-Raj Smith.
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âLong story short, sheâs got demons just like everyone else, just like me," Ne-Yo explained. "We realized our demons donât mesh and until the both of get ahold of our personal demons, itâs gonna be just difficult for us to stay married. Thatâs the end of that chapter, not the end of that book. Like I said, thatâs the mother of my kids and I love her to death. Weâre gonna be family forever.â Crystal was recently spotted partying with star of Black Ink Crew: Chicago, Ryan Henry. Listen to Ne-Yo's full interview with Alexis on Private Talk below: