First Anthony Hamilton, now Kelly Price. Some of the most enduring relationships in R&B are going bust this week. Price announced on Thursday that she and Jeffrey Rolle, her husband of 23 years, are calling it quits.
"After the untimely death of my sister last year, it weighed on me heavily that this was something we needed to do," she told AlwaysAList.com in a statement. "I ultimately made the decision to live the best life I can. I ended things because I didn’t want to compromise what true happiness was anymore. There are no hard feelings and I will love Jeff until the day I die!"
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Price is also on the market, presumably, for a new manager since Rolle handled her business for years. The couple have been together since Kelly was 19 and have two children together: Jeffrey Rolle Jr., 23, and daughter, Jonia Rolle, 21. The kids are grown so they won't have any custody issues to deal with, but we imagine sorting out their business dealings will take a minute.
Hopefully things won't get ugly while that happens. Watch Kelly discuss the lessons she learned from reality TV, below:
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