Tina Knowles Files For Divorce From Richard Lawson
Tina Knowles has filed for divorce from her husband Richard Lawson. The couple was married for eight years. She cited the cause of the split as “irreconcilable differences,” according to TMZ. It was also noted that they had been separated since Tuesday (July 25).
According to the documents obtained by the outlet, Tina is asking the court to terminate the court’s ability to award spousal support to her or Lawson.
Knowles and Lawson got married in 2015. Back in 2021, the actor shared their wedding photo on Instagram with a heartfelt caption on when the two met.
“I thought you were one of the most beautiful women I had ever met. Breathtaking.!!” he wrote at the time. “The thing that was so striking was that your beauty continued to be enhanced by your incredible heart, compassion, empathy, generosity, and philanthropy. You were pregnant with Beyonce at the time, and married, so my incredible attraction for you then, could only live in my fantasy. As we remained friends throughout the years, I took great pleasure in observing you become the ultimate mother, especially for your own daughters, but also for the way you care for and nurture women all over the world.”
He continued: “It took 32 years for my attraction for you to come full circle. It was well worth the wait. You’re a revolutionary, visionary, incredible artist, a fashion icon, a leader, a cultural beacon, a hot sexy ratchet God warrior and only second to God, You are my wife. How highly favored Am I???”
Knowles replied in Lawson’s comments section, “Thank God it worked out [red heart] PERIOD.”
Tina shares two daughters, Beyoncé and Solange Knowles, with her ex-husband Mathew Knowles. Tina and Mathew were married from 1980 to 2011.
Richard was also previously married to Denise Gordy from 1978 to 1989. They share a daughter Bianca Lawson. He also has a son Ricky Lawson whose mother is not known to the public.