Tracey Edmonds and her fiancé of four years, Deion Sanders, have called off their engagement. According to PEOPLE, the pair began dating in 2012.
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More Details Regarding The Former Couple’s Statement & Engagement
On Sunday, December 3, Tracey Edmonds took to Instagram to share a statement with her followers. The 56-year-old revealed that she and Sanders will move forward “as friends.”
Additionally, Edmonds explained that she and Sanders made the decision with “love” and “respect” in their hearts. Furthermore, Edmonds asked that social media users keep her and her ex-fiancé in their prayers as they “go through this transition.”
“To EVERYONE who has been there for us, supported us, and shown us love… We have mutually decided that it is best for us to move forward in life AS FRIENDS and have made this decision with love in our hearts, respect for each other, and appreciation for the time we’ve shared together. Please keep us in your prayers as we go through this transition. Thank you for being there for us ALL THESE YEARS! We love you and appreciate you SO MUCH!… Tracey and Deion,” the statement read via Edmond’s Instagram post.
Although the comments section of Edmond’s post appears to have now been turned off, The Shade Room captured a screenshot of Sanders’ remarks.
“Love u Tracey and You’ve been a true blessing to me. I appreciate the times we’ve shared and they laughs we’ve had. You are an amazing woman and a tremendous mother. God bless u with every endeavor and every step u take. You are HER. Tracey-Mack !!!” Sanders wrote.
Social Media Reacts
Social media users entered The Shade Room’s comment section to share their reactions to the couple’s separation.
Instagram user @s.nashay remarked.
“they ain’t good good but they still good. that’s probably the song of the year.. all these break up’s 🤣🤣🤣”
While Instagram user @socialnatrosha referred to Sander’s coaching career.
“He’s married to his career”
Instagram user @thegreatrayray added.
“They both look good won’t be single for long”
While Instagram user @justshanae shared.
“They’ve been together for sooo long. And honestly, I think they probably realized years ago that they would be better off as friends. They never bashed each other or came across as toxic. If a breakup is needed, I respect how they did it.”
A Brief Look Back At Tracey Edmonds & Deion Sanders’ Relationship
According to PEOPLE, Edmonds and Sanders met in 2012 at a movie premiere for a film Edmonds reportedly produced. The two exchanged contact information, and as they began working on a reality project together, a romance took form.
“I started off thinking I was just going to produce [‘Deion’s Family Playbook’]. But as I started working with Deion on the show, we grew quite fond of each other and ended up dating,” Edmonds explained at the time, per PEOPLE.
The former couple reportedly engaged in a long-distance relationship where Sanders reportedly credited Edmonds for being a “go-getter.” Additionally, Sanders explained that they both were “at the age and stage where… neither of us needs a lot,” per PEOPLE.
The pair became engaged in 2019 on Valentine’s Day.
Did you hear about Tracey Edmonds, the Hollywood producer and businesswoman? She’s had high-profile relationships with Babyface and Eddie Murphy, and even got engaged to Deion Sanders in 2019 before calling it off in 2023. Her close relationship with her sons and support for each… pic.twitter.com/8UgTL8vpJS
— Celebrity Buzz (@EZCelebBuzz) December 4, 2023
Edmonds serves as the CEO of her production company, Edmonds Entertainment Group, while Sanders is a college football coach. Edmonds shares two sons with musician Babyface, while Sanders shares two children with his first wife, Carolyn Chambers, and three children with his second wife, Pilar Biggers-Sanders.
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