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She was also not dating anyone during the time of the separation.
This conflicted with his ego and he couldn’t stand being second in the relationship. Rick was not known to have had a girlfriend during and after the separation.
Soon after the picture was published, there were a lot of rumors about divorce. She said that she was abused by another woman when she was 10 years old.
She also became pregnant when she was in high school and opted for an abortion.
They lived separately (not due to fights or arguments) for 18 months and they had to travel six hours, to meet each other.
It was said that Rick was not able to handle this long distance relationship.