Savage Garden’s lead vocalist, Darren Hayes, has officially filed for divorce from his husband, Richard Cullen. The couple, who had been together for a significant amount of time, tied the knot in 2005 and later entered a civil partnership in 2006. In 2013, they celebrated gay rights by getting married again in the United States.
Savage Garden lead singer Darren Hayes has officially filed for divorce from his husband, Richard Cullen. The couple, who have been together for many years, are parting ways amicably, with no scandals or third parties involved. Despite their separation, they remain close friends and committed to supporting each other emotionally.
The dissolution papers were submitted by Hayes on Monday in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for their separation. Although they do not have any children together, they are expected to divide their shared assets as the divorce proceedings progress.
In May, Hayes publicly announced their separation, reflecting on their 17-year marriage and expressing gratitude for Richard’s presence in his life. He emphasized that their decision to part ways was a mutual and amicable one, stating, “In honor of this realization, we separated earlier this year and have been supporting each other emotionally throughout this massive change in our lives.”
Addressing any speculation surrounding their split, Hayes clarified that there was no scandal, infidelity, or involvement of a third party. He emphasized that he and Richard remain best friends and will continue to support one another. Notably, they also share the responsibility of caring for their adorable and affectionate labradoodle.