Ashley Banjo and spouse Francesca announce break up in joint assertion

Ashley Banjo and wife Francesca announce split in joint statement

They have been childhood sweethearts

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Ashley Banjo has introduced his separation from his spouse Francesca Abbott after seven years of marriage. The Range founder, who gained Britain’s Bought Expertise with the dance group in 2009, introduced the break up from his childhood sweetheart had occurred 18 months in the past in a joint assertion on Instagram.

They wrote: ‘Almost 18 months in the past we took the troublesome determination to separate. After being collectively for over 16 years, since we have been youngsters, this isn’t a choice that has been taken calmly.’

The previous couple, who share daughter Rose and son Micah, continued: ‘It has not been straightforward and the processing of the state of affairs has not been quick by any means. However we really feel that as we strategy the brand new yr it’s time to share this information with others.

‘Our essential focus will all the time be our lovely youngsters. Each determination that has been made is to verify we are able to proceed as a loving household and provides the perfect of ourselves as dad and mom. Elevating Rose and Micah in a wholesome and blissful setting is a very powerful factor to each of us.’

They added that they’d ‘moved in numerous instructions, writing: ‘We achieve this lovingly and we proceed to try to be each one of the best dad and mom attainable and one of the best of mates to one another. We’ve all the time been non-public with our private lives, so we kindly ask that everybody please proceed to respect that privateness. We can’t be making any additional touch upon the state of affairs.’

Ashley will probably be spending six months on tour with Range, visiting venues up and down the UK. The tour, entitled ‘Supernova’, will see the group carry out 64 dates starting in October 2023 and ending in April 2024. Tickets are on sale at

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