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Sam Asghari Broke His Silence On The Britney Spears Divorce After Announcing The Split Last Summer

Unless you've been under a rock this entire decade, you know that Britney Spears got married to Sam Asghari in June of 2022.

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You probably also know that they filed for divorce last August.

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At the time the news broke, Sam put out his own statement confirming everything. "Shit happens," he wrote on IG. "Asking for privacy seems ridiculous so I will just ask for everyone including media to be kind and thoughtful."

Text from Sam Asghari's social media statement announcing the end of his six-year relationship, asking for kindness and privacy
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Since then, we haven't heard too much from Sam about the divorce — but, thanks to a new interview with People, that just changed.

Britney Spears and Sam Asghari at a dinner table
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“It was a blessing to be able to share life with someone for a long time," he said. "And people grow apart and people move on.”

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Sam also said that he tries to keep it positive because he's "always hated" when exes "part ways [and] talk badly about each other."

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“That's something I'm never going to do because I had nothing but an amazing experience and a great life, and that's always going to be part of my life, a chapter of my life.”

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That's that, I guess! You can read the entire interview with him here.