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Niecy Nash files for divorce from husband Jay Tucker


 

Niecy Nash has filed for divorce from husband Jay Tucker two months after the couple confirmed they had split.

The 49-year-old comedienne – who tied the knot with the electrical engineer in a lavish ceremony in Malibu in 2011, which was documented on TLC – has confirmed their separation two months after the couple split.

According to TMZ, the “Selma” actress – who first started dating Jay in 2009 – filed divorce papers on Thursday.

The couple confirmed they had gone their separate ways in October, and insisted that whilst their “union was such a gorgeous ride” they are simply “better friends” than husband and wife.

In a joint statement, they wrote on Instagram: “We believe in the beauty of truth. “Always have.