American football star Deion Sanders has filed for divorce from his wife of 12 years.
The beloved athlete and former Dallas Cowboys player announced his decision to part ways from partner Pilar Biggers over the weekend (17-18Dec11). The couple has three children; Shilo, Shedeur, and Shelomi.
A statement released to Tmz.com reads, "Pilar and I have decided to end our marriage and move on to the next phase of our individual lives with mutual respect. We are friends and our top priority has and will continue to be the well-being of our children. We arrived at this decision prayerfully and carefully in order to be able to pursue what is in both of our best personal interests."
Sanders was previously married to Carolyn Chambers and together they had two kids, Deion Jr. and Deiondra.