Why did Miguel & Nazanin Mandi split? Fans speculate on couples' break-up
28 September 2021, 14:43 | Updated: 28 September 2021, 15:17
Miguel and Nazanin Mandi have split after after 17 years together.
Fans were shocked after singer Miguel and supermodel Nazanin Mandi have separated.
The couple have been together for 17 years.
A representative told People magazine that the separation is not recent, saying "After 17 years together Miguel and Nazanin have decided to separate and have been for some time now,"
Continuing: "The couple both wish each other well."
The former couple met when they were 18, Nazanin shared with Vogue in 2018; saying she interviewed the "Sure Thing" singer while he promoted his first music video.
She shared the sneaky question she asked him that wasn't on her Q & A, which was "All the ladies want to know, do you have a girlfriend?".
To which he responded: "No, but I'm looking for one.".
She continued to speak about the start of the their relationship, saying: "'We exchanged numbers, and he called me the next day to ask me out on a date... and ever since then it's been one hell of a ride!".
At the beginning of 2021, Mandi spoke to PEOPLE about how the couple managed the COVID lockdown's together.
The model and actress explained: "We were used to being around each other a lot, but then we were also used to traveling a lot, so keeping the spark alive was definitely something we had to stay on".
Continuing to speak on their marriage, she said: "because when you're in different cities, it's automatic to feel excitement [when you see each other again".
"But being home [together] all the time, it's like, 'Okay, we have to find new things to watch, and to do and to read, it was a lot, but overall, we did great. I have no complaints, [and] am grateful for everything." she concluded.
However, fans have been speculating the reason for the split.
In 2019, the couple shared that they routinely went to therapy and also had taken a 'break' in their relationship.
They also revealed that Miguel had been unfaithful early in their relationship - which caused challenges; some fans believe that this may be the reason they have now separated.
One fan took to Twitter to discuss their feelings on the stars split, writing: "Just remembered Miguel cheated so I’m not surprised they broke up. He probably cheated again.".
Another fan wrote: "Miguel and his wife literally came out like two years ago saying he cheated and she forgave him and they still got married,".
Continuing: "if a someone cheats you leave them forever and that’s that. I feel like there’s really never coming back from that.".
Just remembered Miguel cheated so I’m not surprised they broke up. He probably cheated again. That’s all Scorpio men do is cheat 💀— 🦋 (@afropnkprincess) September 27, 2021
Miguel and his wife literally came out like two years ago saying he cheated and she forgave him and they still got married, if a someone cheats you leave them forever and that’s that. I feel like there’s really never coming back from that.— Ms. (@boyishgrl) September 28, 2021
Another tweeter chimed in, writing: "Miguel prolly cheated and got a baby on the way or had one in hiding".
One social media also assumes infidelity was the cause of the split, saying: "Miguel was cheating on that lady for years . Guess she thought he would stop if they got married or something".
Miguel prolly cheated and got a baby on the way or had one in hiding— Big C (@LoonuhC) September 28, 2021
Miguel was cheating on that lady for years . Guess she thought he would stop if they got married or something 😪— Pink Tongue Stan Account (@undecided_k) September 27, 2021
The couple are yet to publicly speak on their split.