After six years of marriage, Cynthia Bailey and Peter Thomas have separated.
The reality television star confirmed the news to The Daily Dish saying, "Peter and I are separated. He lives in Charlotte, and I live in Atlanta."
The couple's marriage hasn't been the easiest.
Back in March, Bailey told SiriusXM's Amy Phillips that being a reality television couple was one of the issues that put a strain on their relationship.
"We've been married for five years, we've been together for eight. We're the only couple on the Real Housewives Of Atlanta that was married on the Real Housewives Of Atlanta, we've never been married outside of the show. And, I don't think that has helped us a lot."
Their marriage has also been wrought with cheating rumors and financial struggles. Bailey hopes the separation will help the couple figure out what to do next, but at the moment the model is enjoying the time apart.
"Regardless of where I am with Peter, he is my husband. I will always love him, and I will always support him. And I believe he feels the same about me. Whether or not we decide to stay married or not, that's something that we have to decide soon. But right now, I'm enjoying the time apart, taking time for myself."
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