Jacques Potgieter and Angelique Gerber celebrate twins' birthday together amid divorce rumours

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Angelique Gerber, Jacques Potgieter
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  • According to reports, celebrity couple Jacques Potgieter and Angelique Gerber have parted ways.
  • The news comes after an alleged cheating scandal that shocked the country mere six months ago - allegations both have denied.
  • An insider is cited saying that despite Jacques attempt to salvage the relationship, Angelique is hesitant to give their relationship another try.

South African rugby player Jacques Potgieter and his actor wife, Angelique Gerber, have reportedly parted ways. 

The couple, who married in 2016, have three young children together.

Reports come after social media sleuths spotted Angelique's diamond sparkler missing from her ring finger in recent posts, reigniting speculation that there is trouble in paradise. 

Once flooding our timelines with loved-up posts, happy photos and romantic dedications have now dried up on social media. 

In July, a now-deleted Instagram post was published on Jacques' Instagram account alleging that he had cheated on his wife. Shortly thereafter, a cryptic post appeared on Angelique's Instagram Stories, which said: "The truth always comes out." 

At the time, responding to Channel24's request for comment in an Instagram direct message, Jacques said: "All my accounts were hacked." In a statement to social media, Angelique addressed the "deeply upsetting" incident, saying: "My legal team is in the process of investigating the matter."

Now, six months later, a source close to the couple tells Huisgenoot that the couple's marriage is "over," saying that too many things had been said and done, adding: "the end of their marriage is simply inevitable." 

About Angelique, the source says that she isn't doing well and according to a second unnamed insider, her cheerful social media posts are simply "a front".

The source tells Huisgenoot that although Jacques wants to "make things right," Angelique is still doubtful. (read the full story here)

Despite reports of the couple's troubled marriage, Jacques on Saturday posted a photo on Instagram of him and Angelique, together with their twin daughters - who celebrated their fourth birthday earlier in the week. "Birthday vibes saam my girl, "Jacques captioned the photo, along with a heart and heart eyes emoji.

Angelique did not share any photos from the celebration on social media.

About the divorce reports, Jacques told Channel24: "Sorry, we're not allowed to talk to the media."

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