Shanina Shaik and husband Greg ‘DJ Ruckus’ Andrews officially announced their separation on Friday after one year of marriage.
And just hours before the news broke, the 28-year-old
On Thursday, Shanina wrote: ‘Now, women forget all those things they don’t want to remember, and remember everything they don’t want to forget… The dream is the truth.’
‘Women forget all those things they don’t want to remember’: Shanina Shaik posted a cryptic quote to Instagram just hours before she announced her split from husband Greg ‘DJ Ruckus’ Andrews
The quote appears to be an extract from 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God by writer Zora Neale Hurston.
The tome is about a woman’s search for identity, which takes her through three marriages and a trip back to her origins.
Meanwhile, hours before the former couple announced their split, DJ Ruckus was hard at work in Las Vegas, where he was seen performing a set for a crowd of revellers at TAO nightclub on Thursday night.
Done: Shanina and husband DJ Ruckus are parting ways after just one year of marriage. The couple are pictured in 2016
DJ Ruckus appeared to put on a particularly buoyant and energetic show for the masses amid his marriage breakdown, even captioning one of his Instagram stories: ‘We on full tilt.’
On Friday a representative confirmed Shanina and Greg had decided to split after just one year of marriage.
‘After careful thought and consideration, Shanina Shaik and Greg ‘DJ Ruckus’ Andrews have decided to separate.
Business as usual: DJ Ruckus appeared to put on a particularly buoyant and energetic show for the masses, even captioning one of his Instagram stories: ‘We on full tilt’
‘They move forward with much mutual respect and love for each other and ask to please respect their privacy during this time.’ a rep told
The couple were pictured together as recently as May 16 in New York.
They first met at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in 2015 and they got engaged just after Christmas that same year.
The DJ got down on one knee on Lenny Kravitz’s private island with the rings delivered from L.A. to the Bahamas by family friend Denzel Washington and his wife Pauletta.
Genetically blessed: The couple married in the Bahamas in April 2018 after three years of dating
Their wedding last year was a star-studded affair with Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross, model Nadine Leopold, model Hannah Ferguson, cousins Olivia Pierson and Natalie Halcro from WAGS, among the guests.
In February Shanina recently talked about her hopes to have children in an interview with fellow model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.
‘Personally, I’m thinking about a family and when to settle down and have all that as well,’ she told the website Rose Inc.
‘But there are so many things on my dream board that I need to tick off and want to do, and hopefully I’ll do some more movies as well,’ she said. ‘If I can do all of that, I’ll be very happy.’
Furture plans: ‘Personally, I’m thinking about a family and when to settle down and have all that as well,’ she told the website Rose Inc. in February