17 Sep – In one of the most surprising turn of events this year, Chinese songstress Faye Wong suddenly revealed that she and husband, Li Yapeng have called it quits.
As reported on Xinhua website, the singer recently turned to Weibo and announced her separation from her husband of eight years, saying, "Our union as husband and wife has come to an end in this lifetime. I am okay and please take care."
Meanwhile, the 40-year-old actor also made his own announcement on the social networking site, saying, "I just wanted a family, but you were destined to be a legend. I will cherish all the memories of our ten years together. I will love you like I always do."
He added, "Unfortunately, letting go is the only thing I can do for you. I hope you will be happy, dream girl."
Li also revealed that they will share the custody of their daughter Li Yan. In terms of their monetary concern, he revealed that the two of them have always maintained separate accounts and that there will be no problems concerning the division of asset.
Faye Wong and Li Yapeng signed their divorce papers in the latter's hometown of Urumqi, the same location where they registered their marriage on 28 July 2005.
This is Faye's second divorce after musician Dou Wei whom she was married to from 1996 to 1999.