Marc Anthony says that cheating on his former wife, J. Lo, is not the cause of their split and opens up about his divorce. On Thursday, the singer denied rumors of having had an affair with actress Jada Pinkett Smith (Will Smith’s wife), Reuters informs.
The top-selling salsa musician of all time, Marc Anthony, split from his wife of seven years another famous music star, Jennifer Lopez. Their divorce was finalized this summer and a few days after signing the paper, during a concert, Anthony confirmed he was a single man again. Since then, rumors have started regarding the reason the famous couple broke-up. Jennifer Lopez stated that marriage was her biggest dream. On the other hand, sources close to the couple had said that, in fact, Anthony was in deep financial debt and hadn’t told his wife about it. And of course like in any break-up story, there had to be a third person involved. Speculation started that the Latin singer was actually interested in another woman.
On Thursday, Marc Anthony was invited to “Nightline” show, which airs on ABC Network. With the occasion, he cleared things up regarding the hidden reasons of their marriage. This was his first appearance on the matter, since the split news. He said that there was no other woman and, referring to the rumors that started a week ago about him having an affair with Jada, he said that such speculation is “almost like a sport” for the media.
Anthony explained that the divorce was settled amicably, by both parts. “These things happen. It was a decision that we made jointly.” Then he added that he will continue to love Jen. “I will always love Jennifer, she knows that and my kids know that”, the artist added.
Marc Anthony, 42, and Jennifer Lopez, 42, got married in 2004 and became parents of twins, Max and Emme, in 2008.