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Carly Pearce files for divorce from Michael Ray


Carly Pearce and Michael Ray are have called it quits just eight months after they said, “I do.”

Pearce, 30, filed for divorce from Ray, 32, after just eight months of marriage, reps for Ray confirmed to on Monday. The reps did not go into further details.

“This was a hard decision. It wasn’t something she wanted to have to do,” a source close to Pearce stated to People. “This hasn’t been a quarantine realization — it was a last resort.”

The couple last appeared in public together on June 6, when they both performed without a live audience at the Grand Ole Opry. Before the performance, Ray told People that he and Pearce were making the best out of quarantine, and splitting their time between their place in Nashville and their families’ homes.

They made their romance public in November 2018 at the CMA Awards. The next month Ray proposed to Pearce during a vacation to Tulum, Mexico and they wed in October of last year in Nashville.

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