'Give us space to work through this' Nicky van der Walt after Lee-Ann Liebenberg's break-up post

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Lee-Ann Liebenberg, Nicky Van Der Walt
Lee-Ann Liebenberg, Nicky Van Der Walt
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Social media was buzzing on Saturday morning over a post on Lee-Ann Liebenberg's Instagram Stories in which she claimed to be splitting from her husband, Nicky van der Walt.

The local celebrity couple, who have been married for ten years, share three children together with the youngest being only 3 months old.

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"It is with great sadness that Nicky and I have made the decision to part ways after 10 years of marriage", reads the Instagram post that was later removed.

See the post here:

Lee-Ann Liebenberg Instagram Stories.
Lee-Ann Liebenberg Instagram Stories.


With many concerned that Lee-Ann's account had been hacked, Nicky cleared up the speculation on his Instagram.

"In response to my wife's post. I love her and my children dearly and with all my heart. We are not getting a divorce," the businessman wrote on Instagram Stories.

He continued: "Lee is suffering from deep PPD (Postpartum Depression). All I can do is try to be there for her for the best of my family, whom I love and respect with my whole being.

"I ask everyone please to give us space to work through this and respects our family and pray for her to get better so we can put it behind us and focus on our beautiful children. Lee-Ann, I love you with all my heart."

See the post here:

Nicky van der Walt on Instagram Stories.
Nicky van der Walt on Instagram Stories.


All the posts have since been deleted. Lee-Ann shared a new message thanking everyone for their concern and support. The 38-year-old announced that she would be taking a break from social media for a few days.

See the post here:

Lee-Ann Liebenberg on Instagram Stories.
Lee-Ann Liebenberg on Instagram Stories.


Channel24 has reached out to the couple for comment and will update this article if any information is received.

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