It was just a mere five months ago that the power-house couple Seal and Heidi Klum stunned the world by filing for divorce. The classy duo went on the record saying that they were still close friends and making things work for their children and for eachother. Now, however, the story has changed. According to Us! Weekly, last week Seal made some harsh comments about Heidi's supposedly romantic relationship with her long-time bodyguard, causing Ms. Klum and Seal to both take a hiatus from being close friends.
It's all over the Internet: Seal stooped so low as to rave to TMZ that Klum lacked "class" and that she should have "at least wait until we separated first before deciding to fornicate with the help."
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Klum fired back a statement, saying, "It is sad that Seal has to resort to this kind of behavior and spread these untruths about the mother of his children," to which Seal responded that, he was not implying his wife was cheating while they were together, but he was merely pointing out that the separation and divorce were not final and they are still legally married.
Sheesh! Talk about back and forth banter. Although the couple aren't at eachother's throats, they aren't exactly on the best of terms either.
"I don't know if we're the greatest friends right now, especially because of the things that he said," Klum admitted to Katie Couric in a pre-taped interview for her show, Katie, this week. "I just saw him on, on Sunday. We were talking and we're in an okay place."
After seven years together and four children, Heidi explains that handling their split is "a work in progress."
"You have to take it one day at a time," she said. "It's hard especially when you are in the public eye too. People are always looking at you closely and at everything you do. And they also don't always see exactly how it really is. I haven't felt like correcting every rumor that is out there. I'm focusing on moving forward."
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A divorce and the messiness that comes along with it is bad enough, but add a million fans to the mix and it might as well be as messy as eating an ice cream cone on a sweltering summer's day. Here's to hoping that if this once-strong couple can't make it work as lovers, they can at least make it work as adults, parents, and friends.
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