Kordell Stewart – the former Pittsburgh Steelers star — has filed for divorce from his reality star wife Porsha Williams. The Stewarts were married for two years.
According to Fulton County Superior Court in Georgia, the 40-year-old NFL alum — who went by the nickname “Slash” during his playing days — filed for divorce on March 22.
Stewart and Williams were married on May 21, 2011 — they have no children together. Stewart has a son from a previous relationship. MORE From TMZ …
Porsha Williams says she learned that her husband Kordell Stewart filed for divorce this week when she read it on a website … and says she’s “disappointed” by his actions.
Porsha released a statement through her rep saying she is “disappointed about her husband’s recent filing for divorce.”
The rep says Porsha had held off on filing for divorce papers herself … because she was committed to the marriage.
She says Kordell had promised to work on the marriage with her.
Instead, Porsha’s rep claims, “[Kordell] misled her and she found out about the filing in the media.”
Kordell’s rep issued this statement:
From SH November 25, 2012:
When Kordell was a Pittsburgh Steeler QB, the rumors of his sexual preference were questioned.
Kordell called the Steelers together to quash the rumors… as mentioned in April 18, 2005 article from SportsIllustrated:
With that as a backdrop, it’s no wonder that Kordell Stewart, when he was a Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, called a team meeting to scuttle rumors that he was gay.
“You’d better not leave your girlfriends around me,” he allegedly warned, “because I’m out to prove a point!”