Alan Carr, a British comedian, and his husband, Paul Drayton, have announced their divorce. The pair, who have been together for 13 years and married for three years, released a joint statement on Friday morning, January 21, saying the decision to divorce was reached ‘jointly and amicably.’
‘After 13 years as a pair and three years of marriage, Alan Carr and Paul Drayton would like to announce their separation,’ according to a statement provided by PA.
They have made the difficult decision to split and go their separate ways together and peacefully.’
We respectfully beg that their privacy be maintained at this time.’
The couple tied the knot in Los Angeles back in 2018, with Alan’s best friend, singer Adele, becoming ordained so she could marry the pair.
Alan previously shared on Michael McIntyre’s Big Show that not only did Adele marry the couple, but also footed the bill for the wedding costs.
The news of the split comes just weeks after Paul revealed he would be ‘offline for a while’ following emergency surgery in which he had holes drilled into his skull.Paul, 50, said on social media: ‘I have a chronic subdural hematoma.
They have to drill two small holes to drain it. Hopefully in the next few days.
’He added: ‘I won’t be on here for a while but will read all your messages as it gives me comfort and peace,’ before thanking his followers for their ‘messages and love.’