Shanina Shaik finalises divorce

Shanina Shaik has finalised her divorce from DJ Ruckus.The Australian model and American music star, real name Gregory Andrews, parted ways in June 2019 after one year of marriage, with Shaik filing for divorce a month later. Now, according to legal p…

Shanina Shaik has finalised her divorce from DJ Ruckus.

The Australian model and American music star, real name Gregory Andrews, parted ways in June 2019 after one year of marriage, with Shaik filing for divorce a month later.

Now, according to legal papers obtained by TMZ, a Los Angeles judge has now signed off on their settlement, with Shaik and Ruckus to be legally separated on 23 January.

The 28-year-old cited irreconcilable differences in her divorce filing and requested spousal support. It’s not known whether her request was granted.

Meanwhile, Shaik took to Instagram in late November to share that she was dating again following her difficult split.

“Reflecting on this year… I will admit this was the hardest year of my life. I was dealing with the biggest heartache. So many things I wish I could share with all of you, but I choose to keep my personal stories close to my heart and heal. After dealing with a huge loss in my life, I GAVE UP ON LOVE (broken heart emoji). I didn’t want it or believed that a true love could exist,” she wrote alongside a black-and-white snap of her hand holding her new beau’s. “I was broken… You took me by surprise and made me believe that a BEAUTIFUL love exists! It’s kind, supporting, romantic and friendly. You’re my best friend! Throughout my heartache, you stood by me and I’m thankful for you. Thank you for making me believe in love again. I’m thankful I have you… to call you mine.”

Shaik did not name or tag her boyfriend in the message.

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Shanina Shaik pokes fun at New Year’s resolutions after tough year

Shanina Shaik has poked fun at reflective New Year’s resolutions after a tough 12 months.The Victoria’s Secret model parted ways with music star DJ Ruckus back in June after one year of marriage, with the Australian beauty filing for divorce a month la…

Shanina Shaik has poked fun at reflective New Year’s resolutions after a tough 12 months.

The Victoria’s Secret model parted ways with music star DJ Ruckus back in June after one year of marriage, with the Australian beauty filing for divorce a month later.

Yet, the 28-year-old was still able to take a playful dig at those who are sharing their typical New Year’s resolutions on social media, and took to Instagram to mock the reflective posts.

Sharing a meme which featured The Devil Wears Prada’s fictitious editor Miranda Priestley, played by Meryl Streep in the 2006 movie, looking unimpressed, the text read: “Let me guess? You’re going to cut all the toxic people out of your life, go to the gym, make more money, and focus on you in 2020?

“Groundbreaking,” it sarcastically concluded.

Following the breakdown of her marriage, Shanina’s year went from bad to worse when she broke the news that the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, which she usually stars in, had been cancelled by bosses at the lingerie brand.

However, she’s been teasing fans on Instagram about a new mysterious man in her life, and previously opened up about how she felt she would never find love again.

“Reflecting on this year… I will admit this was the hardest year of my life. I was dealing with the biggest heartache. So many things I wish I could share with all of you, but I choose to keep my personal stories close to my heart and heal,” the brunette beauty wrote in November, before directly addressing her new beau. “I was broken… You took me by surprise and made me believe that a BEAUTIFUL love exists! It’s kind, supporting, romantic and friendly. You’re my best friend!”

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Shanina Shaik dating again following difficult divorce

Shanina Shaik has found love again following her difficult divorce from DJ Ruckus.The Australian model and the American music star parted ways in June after one year of marriage, with Shaik filing for divorce a month later. However, Shaik took to Inst…

Shanina Shaik has found love again following her difficult divorce from DJ Ruckus.

The Australian model and the American music star parted ways in June after one year of marriage, with Shaik filing for divorce a month later.

However, Shaik took to Instagram on Thursday morning to upload a Thanksgiving Day post, in which she revealed she is in a new relationship.

“Reflecting on this year… I will admit this was the hardest year of my life. I was dealing with the biggest heartache. So many things I wish I could share with all of you, but I choose to keep my personal stories close to my heart and heal. After dealing with a huge loss in my life, I GAVE UP ON LOVE (broken heart emoji). I didn’t want it or believed that a true love could exist,” the 28-year-old wrote alongside a black-and-white snap of her hand holding her new beau’s. “I was broken… You took me by surprise and made me believe that a BEAUTIFUL love exists! It’s kind, supporting, romantic and friendly. You’re my best friend! Throughout my heartache, you stood by me and I’m thankful for you. Thank you for making me believe in love again. I’m thankful I have you… to call you mine.”

Shaik did not name or tag her boyfriend in the message. However, she indicated his name begins with the letter ‘P’, as she concluded the post with their initials and a red heart emoji.

The brunette beauty’s social media announcement quickly drew the attention of many of her celebrity pals, with Bianca Balti writing, “You guys are so beautiful together,” and Olivia Culpo adding: “Aw I’m so happy for you my love.”

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Shanina Shaik’s estranged husband DJ Ruckus addresses split

Shanina Shaik’s estranged husband DJ Ruckus has opened up about their split for the first time.The Victoria’s Secret beauty wed Ruckus, real name Gregory Andrews, in April 2018 on Lenny Kravitz’s private island in The Bahamas, where they had become eng…

Shanina Shaik’s estranged husband DJ Ruckus has opened up about their split for the first time.

The Victoria’s Secret beauty wed Ruckus, real name Gregory Andrews, in April 2018 on Lenny Kravitz’s private island in The Bahamas, where they had become engaged in 2015, but last month, the couple announced it was parting ways.

However, it seems the pair remain on good terms, with Ruckus paying a gushing tribute to his former spouse in a lengthy message on his Instagram page on Sunday.

“Where do I even start? I’m sorry to everyone in the world that was rooting for our love, or believed in love themselves more because of how great our love looked from there (sic) point of view,” he began. “May I ask you all don’t stop believing. To all of the people in the world that are going through tough times stay strong! This is the hardest thing I have dealt with in my life emotionally. Yet I remind myself the life I live and so many others in my circle, is so far beyond… blessed it’s hard to cry about anything. Shanina is the greatest love I have ever known, she has made me a better man, and shown me what it feels like to be safely guarded respected and supported by a real woman.”

Thanking the universe for “aligning our short time together” and Shanina’s parents for their support, Ruckus continued to tell fans that while the pair seemed perfect from the outside, it was a different story away from the camera.

“I would have never guessed us to end,” the 35-year-old mused. “I hoped we could beat all the odds against us – the careers, the travel, the cultural differences. I would like the world to know nothing traumatic happened we just aren’t compatible the way we need to be to maintain a marriage. We are not happy together as it seemed in pictures and interviews. We tried hard! We had beautiful timez (sic)!! Just because life is blessed does not mean everything works and or is easy! I pray we grow and achieve all of what we want in life. Your (sic) THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMAN ON THIS PLANET DON’T EVER FORGET IT AND GO GET ALL OF WHAT YOU DESERVE!!!”

Shanina, 28, filed divorce papers in Los Angeles County Court last week. She has not yet responded to the post.

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Shanina Shaik files for divorce

Shanina Shaik has filed for divorce following her split from DJ Ruckus. The Australian model wed Ruckus, real name Gregory Andrews, in April 2018 on Lenny Kravitz’s private island in The Bahamas, where they had become engaged in 2015. But last month, …

Shanina Shaik has filed for divorce following her split from DJ Ruckus.

The Australian model wed Ruckus, real name Gregory Andrews, in April 2018 on Lenny Kravitz’s private island in The Bahamas, where they had become engaged in 2015. But last month, the couple announced it was parting ways.

Now, Shaik has moved to legally end the short-lived marriage, filing papers in Los Angeles County Court on Tuesday, according to editors at TMZ.

The exes don’t have any children together.

Further details about her divorce requests have yet to be revealed, but the 28-year-old appears to be staying positive about her future.

She shared a photo of herself posing in the sun in a social media post on Wednesday, and captioned it, “difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations,” adding a number of flower and heart emojis.

Announcing their break-up in June, a representative for the pair said, “After careful thought and consideration, Shanina Shaik and (Ruckus) have decided to separate.

“They move forward with much mutual respect and love for each other and ask to please respect their privacy during this time.”

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Shanina Shaik and husband DJ Ruckus split

Model Shanina Shaik has split from her husband DJ Ruckus after just over a year of marriage.The Victoria’s Secret beauty wed the music star in April 2018 on a private island in The Bahamas belonging to Lenny Kravitz. However, 14 months later, the coupl…

Model Shanina Shaik has split from her husband DJ Ruckus after just over a year of marriage.

The Victoria’s Secret beauty wed the music star in April 2018 on a private island in The Bahamas belonging to Lenny Kravitz. However, 14 months later, the couple’s union has come to an end.

“After careful thought and consideration, Shanina Shaik and (Ruckus) have decided to separate,” a representative told E! News. “They move forward with much mutual respect and love for each other, and ask to please respect their privacy during this time.”

According to reports, things “began to go awry” for the pair back in March (19), with their busy schedules making it hard for them to spend time together.

“They haven’t really been together for a while,” the insider added. “They’re really being pulled in different directions.”

Despite their split, the former couple are said to be on good terms, with the divorce “expected to be a smooth one”, according to the New York Post’s gossip column Page Six.

News of the split comes just two months after Ruckus, real name Gregory Andrews, praised his wife for her stunning Maxim magazine cover shoot.

Sharing a snap of the cover on Instagram in April, Shanina wrote: A dream come true!! YOUR MAY/JUNE COVERGIRL FOR @maximmag PHOTOGRAPHED BY THE AMAZING @gilles_bensimon out on magazine stands now xx.”

In response to the gorgeous shot, Ruckus replied: “Get em baby! GET EMMMM!!!”

And just a month earlier, Shanina had admitted she was looking forward to having children with her other half, saying in an interview: “I’m thinking about a family and when to settle down.”

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Shanina Shaik labels Maxim cover shoot a ‘dream come true’

Shanina Shaik has described her Maxim magazine cover shoot as a “dream come true”.The Australian model continues to be one of the most sought-after names in the fashion industry, having recently been tapped to walk the runway for the likes of Victoria’…

Shanina Shaik has described her Maxim magazine cover shoot as a “dream come true”.

The Australian model continues to be one of the most sought-after names in the fashion industry, having recently been tapped to walk the runway for the likes of Victoria’s Secret, Philipp Plein, and Alberta Ferretti.

Now, Shanina has landed the cover of the latest edition of Maxim, with the images taken by legendary photographer Gilles Bensimon.

“A dream come true!! YOUR MAY/JUNE COVERGIRL FOR @maximmag PHOTOGRAPHED BY THE AMAZING @gilles_bensimon out on magazine stands now xx,” she wrote on her Instagram page alongside a picture of her cover photoshoot.

In the image, Shanina is seen gazing at the camera, while posing in an unbuttoned blue shirt with her flowing brunette locks covering her torso.

A number of her celebrity pals were quick to comment on the post, with Daniela Braga writing, “Gorgeous,” with two fire emojis, while Nina Agdal praised, “Yes!!!”

And Shanina’s husband DJ Ruckus, real name Gregory Andrews, who she married in a stunning ceremony held in The Bahamas in April 2018, added: “Get em baby! GET EMMMM!!!”

The star now boasts 1.7 million followers on Instagram, and just last month, she explained in an interview with Australia’s The Daily Telegraph just how seriously she takes her status as a role model – especially for young women.

“To be a role model, you have to be real. You can see from certain Instagrams what’s real and what’s fake,” the 28-year-old shared, adding that she tries not to edit her snaps. “I don’t think it’s good to alter so many images. We have young girls who are trying to achieve something and you have to remember that it’s not always real.”

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Shanina Shaik couldn’t walk properly after modelling ill-fitting shoes

Shanina Shaik has reflected on one of her most painful catwalk experiences.The Australian model first made a splash in the industry in 2011, when she was selected to walk in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, and has since rocked the catwalk for brand…

Shanina Shaik has reflected on one of her most painful catwalk experiences.

The Australian model first made a splash in the industry in 2011, when she was selected to walk in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, and has since rocked the catwalk for brands including Chanel, Tom Ford and Vivienne Westwood.

However, Shanina is adamant that fashion shows are not always so glamorous behind-the-scenes.

“I think the worst for any girl is just wearing shoes that do not fit their feet and it kills, it’s the worst and excruciating pain” she shuddered in an interview with TooFab. “I remember at the end of fashion week, I was in Paris, I was just not walking properly at one point.

“It was bad. I’m like a size 9, they’re like, ‘We have an 8 or like a 7m (medium).’ And I’m like, ‘What?’ Nice high-end designer shoes are not always that comfortable to wear.”

The 27-year-old will soon be giving fans a new insight into her life when she stars in upcoming reality series Model Squad, which premieres on 4 September (18) on the E! network.

Shanina explained that she had some initial “concerns” about sharing such a personal glimpse with the public, but added that all the footage is on her own terms.

“I would like to keep certain things private. But I think what’s great about the show is we have control over what we would want and would like to show and we have an amazing group with E! and IMG (Models), who want to make sure that we show the right thing, the real us as well,” she smiled. “We want to, you know, to be real. And I think yeah everyone will see that. I do show (my husband, DJ) Ruckus, I do show like the travel and we talk about the wedding and we talk about a lot of issues in the modelling industry.”

The brunette beauty wed DJ Ruckus, real name Gregory Andrews, in April.

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Shanina Shaik shares photos from lavish island wedding

Shanina Shaik has given fans a glimpse into her gorgeous wedding held in The Bahamas.The Australian model wed DJ Ruckus, real name Gregory Andrews, at a ceremony held at a resort on the Eleuthera island on Saturday (28Apr18), the same location where th…

Shanina Shaik has given fans a glimpse into her gorgeous wedding held in The Bahamas.

The Australian model wed DJ Ruckus, real name Gregory Andrews, at a ceremony held at a resort on the Eleuthera island on Saturday (28Apr18), the same location where they got engaged in 2016.

After initially releasing just one photo from her wedding on social media, Shanina has now shared details and images from her big day with Brides.com and shared that it felt natural to return to the luxury locale for the nuptials.

“I’ve always dreamt of marrying on the beach,” she said. “Our wedding reflected our personal style (simple and elegant) with the added touch of a bohemian vibe as well.”

Shanina’s bridesmaids included Nicole Williams, Nadine Leopold, Natalie Halcro, Jasmine Tookes and Olivia Pierson, with the ladies all wearing gowns in neutral colours from Australian label Zimmermann, while guests at the wedding included Ashlee Simpson and her husband Evan Ross, as well as Run-DMC star Reverend Run, who officiated the service.

For the main ceremony, Shanina turned to Ralph & Russo’s Tamara Ralph and Michael Russo, who made her an off-the-shoulder lace gown with sheer hem over the course of eight months.

“I wanted it to be simple, bohemian, and elegant,” the 27-year-old explained. “I love a boho style and I wanted to give it a little twist by incorporating lace.”

Ruckus sported a Tom Ford tuxedo for the bash, while Shanina chose to change into another gown for the reception – another white dress by designer Michael Costello. The former Victoria’s Secret star also sported jewellery from Lorraine Schwartz, which complemented her engagement ring and new wedding band, while she wore two pairs of new high heels that she selected on a recent shopping trip.

“After looking at so many amazing options, I decided to go with a stunning pair of Aquazzura shoes,” she smiled, adding that her second choice was a pair of embellished Jimmy Choo stilettos.

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