E! News announced that three sources had confirmed the separation of Marc Anthony and Shannon De Lima, after two years of marriage. They married in 2014 at a private ceremony that was held in the Dominican Republic. The 48-year old singer and 28-year old model were secretly engaged, months prior.
It was early 2012, when the two began dating. It was approximately five months after Anthony and Jennifer Lopez divorced. Anthony and Lopez were married for seven years. It was known that they were dating, when Anthony made a comment on social media, about De Lima being his “Statue of Liberty”. Within a year following the discovery that the couple were dating, a rep for the Grammy award winning singer confirmed that they had called it quits. The rep stated, “The amicable breakup became official right in mid-January.” October 2014, the two were in Anthony’s music video, “Flor Palida”, kissing. A month later, and it was reported that the two were married.
Mid-September of this year, De Lima posted an image an image on Instagram, saying happy birthday to Anthony and calling him the best husband:
“Happy birthday papi Bello!!!! Gracias por compartir la Vida conmigo… Y por ser el mejor esposo y amigo que alguien puede desear!!!!!”
English translation: “Thank you for sharing your life with me… and for being the best husband and friend someone could wish for.”
This will be the third divorce for Anthony. His first marriage was to Dayanara Torres, Miss Universe 1993. Anthony has two sons with Torres, Ryan and Cristian. He also has twins with Lopez, Emme and Max. Just before the announcement of the separation, Anthony was spotted kissing Lopez, who has recently broken up with her boyfriend, Casper Smart. The two shared a kiss on stage, Thursday night, during the Latin Grammy Awards.