Grammy nominated artist Jewel and her husband Ty Murray are separating after being married for six years. Murray is a nine time World champion rodeo cowboy.
Jewel ‘announced’ the divorce on her blog. She wrote, “My husband, friend, and partner of 16 years and I have decided to get a divorce”.
Jewel further explained the situation by saying, “It is infinitely strange to write those words, especially considering the personal nature of the topic, which is the purpose of my writing today. But the truth is I have lived my life in the public eye since I was nineteen.”
“And while it is intimidating to live a life in the public, it has also been a privilege to make a living with my words, my thoughts, my feelings.”
The two got married in 2008 in the Bahamas after dating for 10 years. Kase, is there only child, who will be 3 soon. They plan on raising Kase together.
In a joint statement they said, “our dedication to our son is unwavering and we are both committed to being the best partners in raising our son.”
They also confirmed that will try to remain friends. “Due to the spirit in which we have gone about this separation, we trust we can remain dear friends who hold each other in high esteem, which is so important to us as parents—as we wish only what is best for our son.”