Singer LeToya Luckett has announced her three-year marriage to Tommicus Walker is over.
The 39-year-old former Destiny’s Child member announced the news that she’s getting d!vorced on Monday, just four months after the couple welcomed their second child.
Luckett posted a statement to her Instagram account along with a family photo of the couple along with son Tysun, four months and daughter Gianna, two.
‘After very prayerful consideration, Tommicus and I have decided to get a d!vorce,’ Luckett wrote.’It is my deepest desire for us to be loving co-parents and keep a peaceful environment out of respect for our children.’
‘Please understand our need for privacy,’ she concluded the note. ‘Thank you in advance for your prayers, support & space to heal as we tread through this challenging time.’Walker, 40, shared a similar message on his Instagram.’This was a very difficult decision,’ the Texas entrepreneur wrote.
‘We remain committed to our family as co-parents and we ask that you please respect our privacy and the safety of our children at this time. ‘We happily remain committed as caring friends with great love and respect for one another.’News of their split comes just four months after they welcomed their son Tysun Wolf.
Sharing an animated image of a baby’s feet on social media in September, the singer wrote: ‘TYSUN WOLF WALKER Overjoyed! Thank you, Heavenly Father.’The couple went public with their roma-nce in August 2017 when Luckett revealed they were engaged and they tied the knot that December.
They welcomed their first child, daughter Gianna, in January 2019.Walker also has a daughter, Madison, from a previous relationship.This is Luckett’s second marriage. She was previously married to motivational speaker Rob Hillman in 2016. The marriage only lasted for a reported two months before it was ann-ulled.
Luckett was one of the original members of Destiny’s Child with Beyonce Knowles, Kelly Rowland and LaTavia Roberson, when the group was formed by Beyonce’s dad Matthew Knowles in 1993.After the group’s first two albums were released and they started to enjoy success, Luckett and Roberson sought their own representation.
In the midst of the group’s rise to stardom in 2000, Luckett and Roberson were f!red and replaced by Michelle Williams and Farrah Franklin.They filed lawsu!ts aga!nst Mathew Knowles, Beyonce Knowles and Kelly Rowland, cha-rging them with bre-ach of partnership, among other cla!ms. They eventually dropped their case aga!nst Beyonce and Kelly, and settled their case out aga!nst Mathew out of court.
Franklin exited the group after just five months.Luckett went on to enjoy success as a solo artist, releasing studio albums between 2006 and 2017.