LeAnn Rimes announces divorce on Web site


LeAnn Rimes confirmed on her Web site that she and her husband, Dean Sheremet, are divorcing.
An announcement on singer-songwriter LeAnn Rimes’ Web site says she’s divorcing, but it misspelled her husband’s name.

CNN was not able to immediately reach Rimes’ representatives to confirm the announcement, posted Tuesday. “After much thoughtful mutual consideration, Deane and I have agreed to move forward with dissolving our marriage,” the statement said, referring to Dean Sheremet. They’ve been married for seven years. “This decision was amicable and we remain committed and caring friends with great admiration for one another,” the message added. Rimes, a Grammy Award-winning singer best known for her songs, “How Do I Live” and “Can’t Fight the Moonlight, ” met Sheremet, a backup dancer, when she hosted the Academy of Country Music Awards in 2001, at age 18. After one date, she told InStyle magazine: “This is the guy I want to marry.” They did so the following year. The two have been separated since July.

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