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took to Twitter to announce that Dori Smith and him are getting a divorce after 14 years.
Here is what the Different Strokes star Tweeted:
Im going to beat the media to this me and my wife our divorcing our lives are going different directions with we remain good friends. We have a child and we both have his best interests at heart and know this is best for him and us thank you all for understanding. May God help us get passed this situation.
It was best to tell you guys here before you heard it else where not from people who dont know are lives. She’s a great mother im glad to have had the years to know her and have a great kid with her as we know,people grow apart and we did.
The two have a 13 year old son together.
It is amazing how much of a voice Twitter has given celebrities. They get to tell their side of the story before the press misconstrues it