“After much thought, we regret to inform We are separated and will start the process of divorce,McNeely, 28, and Jones, 32, captioned a joint instagram Statement on Wednesday, August 17. “While we have love for each other, our lives are going in different directions and that is okay. It was not easy to reach this decision and we will always wish each other the best.
The statement continued: “We hope you all will give us some space to close this chapter of our lives. Thank you to our close friends and family for loving both of us through our experience. Per love is blind family And Netflix, thank you for this unforgettable opportunity and support.”
two Chicago residents instantly is connected on love is blind season 2, which began streaming in February. while the health care consultant was torn between his feelings for McNeely and mallory zapataHe eventually proposed to the program coordinator.
“He’s a better fit for me because he’s everything I need,” Jones told Exclusively. us weekly In March to choose his then-wife over Zapata, 32. “On paper, Mal and I would have worked. … I think with Iyana – she was very different and I think those differences are things that I needed in my life to help me grow and be a better person and a better husband.
During season 2, Joe Spring 2021. was filmed inMcNally knew too that Jones was his person.
“My logic was telling me, ‘I don’t know this guy and I don’t know if I can trust him when he says he’ll prioritize me,'” she says.asked me to do We shows on netflix, “But right after Mexico, it was no longer an issue for us. We were kind of focused on just us.”
McNeely noted at the time: “He listened to my concerns and he eventually showed me that I was the priority. So by the time we got to the wedding day, I was really just feeling down. I was just really excited and really Was ready to get it done.”
twins, who celebrated their first wedding anniversary earlier this yearfurther opened up about where their relationship stands amid the divorce.
Wednesday’s statement concluded, “Each of you has brought immense love and joy to our lives.” “This experience has taught us so much about ourselves, about vulnerability and love. We don’t regret a single thing!”