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Imelda May reveals marital split on Facebook to "dispel any bad rumours"

She said that “the papers are running with it soon”.

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SINGER IMELDA MAY has taken to Facebook to announce she and her husband Darrel have split up.

The hugely successful musician said that “the papers are running with it soon” and that she thought she should put something online “to dispel any bad rumours”.

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May said:

Weird to have your life as gossip but that’s human nature. No matter what you hear and read my husband and I have the deepest love and respect for each other and are doing well. We are lucky to both have such amazing family and friends.

Normally private about her personal life, May noted in her message that she hates “to air my laundry in public”.

The couple were together for 19 years and married in 2002. They have a young daughter, Violet.

Since the announcement, May has been inundated with supportive comments from fans.

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