Carlton Gebbia‘s marriage is over!
After nearly two decades of marriage, the former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star and her husband David Gebbia are calling it quits.
The couple initially announced their separation back in August of 2016 but now a year and a half later, PEOPLE confirms that David has filed for divorce.
David and Carlton share three children Destiny, Mysteri and Cross and previously continued to live together despite their separation.
In fact, the former Bravo couple continued to live “under the same roof for the wellness of their children,” a source previously revealed to PEOPLE.
However, now it seems as if times have changed as David filed for the dissolution of their marriage in the Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday, according to The Blast.
When news broke of Carlton and David’s separation last year, the former RHOBH star opened about the mutual split telling PEOPLE,“It was never a verbal decision between him and I. It just sort of happened naturally. It was a gradual breakup of our relationship over a period of time. This man was my soulmate for 20 years and never would I have imagined this. He was my everything, but we’ve been together a long time. …[It] is wonderful now to know that we can still continue to be partners because we had always worked so well together in the past.”
And while reality TV usually ends many marriages, Carlton says her time on RHOBH only strengthened her relationship with David.
“I have to add because I have heard about the Housewives curse, my experience with Bravo and the show actually made my relationship with David stronger,” Carlton told PEOPLE last year. “He has always had my back, but this was like a different animal. We had a partnership and worked really well together.”
At the time Carlton still referred to David as her “best friend, “ but there’s no word on if that sentiment still remains true to this day.
“I mean, he will always be one of the most amazing men I’ve ever known, and I will always consider him my soulmate,” she added. “When I met him, I called him ‘my destiny, ’ and I said if we ever had a little girl, that’s what her name would be.”
I’m very curious about how Carlton and David’s divorce will go down. They aren’t a traditional couple by any means so I wouldn’t expect their divorce to be traditional either. In the end, I think they will do what’s best for their kids because they both seem like very dedicated and loving parents.
Are you surprised David file for divorce? What do you think finally caused David to file for divorce? Will David and Carlton’s divorce be messy?
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