Dancing With The Stars (DWTS) pros Emma Slater and Sasha Farber have decided to go their separate ways after 4 years of marriage.
According to a source “They’ve been apart for many months now. They both have not been wearing their wedding rings and are each leading a single life.” This news was confirmed on Wednesday, August 24, 2022.
However, fans are not that surprised by this break-up as they have already seen the couple getting apart and then rekindling their relationship before.
Why did Emma Slater and Sasha Farber split ?
Emma Slater, 33, and Sasha Farber, 38, are yet to file for divorce, thus it seems as they are trying to ‘figure out’ what life on their own looks like after making the ‘tough decision’ to split after four years of marriage.
“It’s been a difficult time since they really care about each other and have been together for so long,” the source said.
As of now, they are ‘leaning on friends for support’ and as they did after their initial splitting in 2014, both of them will continue working ‘together as professionals’ by not letting their personal life get in the way of DWTS, it added.
Although, Dancing With The Stars will return from September 19 on Disney plus, the cast is yet to be revealed.
Emma Slater and Sasha Farber’s Relationship History
Both these popular dance performers firstly met In the year 2009 on the set of Broadway’s Burn The Floor and started dating each other in 2011.
After the official announcement of their relationship in 2011, the couple continued dating for three years, after which, Slater and Farber decided to go their separate ways by putting their relationship on hold and stayed friends. Being professionals they continued to work together even after the split in 2014.
Rekindling the Relationship
In October 2016, Sasha Farber proposed to Emma during a live taping of Dancing With The Stars (DWTS) by getting down on one knee just after finishing their performance of a couple dance.
While proposing, Sasha told Emma, “Babe, I’ve wanted to do this for such a long time, I love you so, so much.” ‘I love you!’ Emma replied, before telling him Yes for the proposal.
Tying the Knot
After the on stage proposal by Sasha in 2016, Sasha Farber and Emma Slater finally tied the knot on March 25, 2018 in a private ceremony at the Elegant Banquet Hall Bella Blanca in Los Angeles.
Talking about their wedding ceremony Slater once said “We are on top of the world right now. It was the most amazing day. It was absolutely amazing. Nothing went wrong. It was brilliant,” It went so well and it was a party from the moment we got upstairs to the reception till really late.”
Farber added at that time, “It was something out of a fairy tale and she was beautiful. I kept telling her every hour, every ten minutes, every five minutes, ‘You look beautiful.'”
Their marriage ceremony Guests included Witney Carson, Rashad Jennings, Kim Fields, Lindsey Sterling, Julianne Hough, Lindsay Arnold, Alfonso Ribeiro, Terra Jole & Drew, Derek Hough and Jonathan Scott.
Splitting of the Couple
Start of Rumors
The former couple, Emma and Sasha raised suspicions and sparked rumors about their relationship; when fans noticed that they had been missing from each other’s Instagram accounts as of late.
The fact that made these rumors stronger was that neither of them posted anything on the occasion of their fourth wedding anniversary earlier this year in March.
Although Emma wished Sasha on his 38th birthday by posting birthday wishes through her official handle on May 9, 2022. But the sentiment was looking more of conciliatory than passionate.
It was also reported that Emma went to their fellow DWTS star, Brandon Armstrong’s wedding in the month of July, 2022 on her own.
The Actual Split
All these rumors became true on August 24, 2022, when it was confirmed that the DWTS couple of Emma Slater and Sasha Farber had decided to go their separate ways by officially splitting after four years of marriage.
While there is no word yet on what led to the couple’s split, it’s clear that they still care deeply for each other. Fans of the dancing duo are heartbroken by the news and have taken to social media to send them well wishes during this tough time.
So, What are your thoughts on this splitting decision taken by these DWTS Pros? Let us know about them in the comment section.