Celebrity News May 31, 2021
Blair Underwood & Désirée DaCosta Announce Divorce
It's over between Blair Underwood and his longtime wife Désirée DaCosta.
In a Sunday Instagram post, the couple made it official, writing, "After a tremendous amount of thought, prayer & work on ourselves individually & collectively, we have come to the conclusion to end our marriage that began 27 years ago. It has truly been a beautiful journey."
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They went on, "Our proudest achievements are our three incredible children. Three souls to which God entrusted us. We continue to be awed & humbled by the blessings of parenting. We have always put their best interests first & will continue to do so."
Stressing the future, the former couple wrote, "We will continue to be the best of friends and co-parents and have the utmost respect for one another as we embark upon this new chapter of our lives, separately."
They were also gracious toward their fans and supporters: "We thank you all for your support throughout the years & we humbly ask for privacy & understanding during this new season of change."
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The two are the parents of three adult children: son Paris, 24, daughter Brielle, 22, and son Blake, 19.