A close source to the stars recently revealed that they filed for a divorce because "they just grew apart."
As per the insider, Adele grew bigger as a star and thus her responsibility as a celebrity increased, which eventually left her with minimum time for the family, leading to the separation.
They had a lot in common early on, but eventually they just grew apart, She became a bigger and bigger star, and he was okay [with] being in the background, but as she got bigger and had massive tours and intense schedules, they just grew apart
But despite their split, the former couple has agreed in terms to look after their children together. Talking of the amicable divorce settlement, the rep from the star said,
Adele and her partner have separated, They are committed to raising their son together lovingly. As always they ask for privacy. There will be no further comment.
Adele and her former husband Simon got together for the first time in 2011 and were in a longterm relationship until their recent reports of separation. However, the insider also went onto mention that the news of the split was shocking as their relationship seemed to be working perfectly and that Simon was always by her side at events and tours.
Their marriage was clearly working for a very long time," the insider adds. "Whenever she was out at big openings and special events, he was usually with her, and they looked really just happy together and in love.
Well, the official divorce is not finalized yet and we hope for the best for the couple.