Celebrity TV Star from Prominent Family Faces Divorce After 8-Year Marriage

Lauren Manzo opens up about her family’s recent changes.

by Nouman Rasool
Celebrity TV Star from Prominent Family Faces Divorce After 8-Year Marriage
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As we reflect upon the year, we delve into the stories of celebrity splits, observing those in the limelight who have decided to part ways. The latest in this series involves Lauren Manzo, a well-known face from "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" and "Manzo'd With Children." Lauren, who hails from the esteemed Manzo family with her mother Caroline being one of the original Bravo stars, is navigating through the end of her eight-year marriage with Vito Scalia.

Together, they share a child. Lauren took to Instagram on Oct. 24 to shed light on the situation, ensuring her followers that everything is amicable between her and Vito. "I want to ensure everyone that we are in a good place.

This decision has been a long time coming," Lauren expressed. "The formalities are now in place, but we reached this conclusion mutually. We are on this journey together, continuing to uphold love and respect for each other."

Prioritizing Family Wellness

Lauren underscored the importance of their daughter's wellbeing, emphasizing that her happiness and health are paramount.

She stated, "Our daughter's privacy is crucial to us. We haven't been in the public eye on television for seven years, hence a grand announcement wasn't necessary." She reassured, "Our journey continues on a positive note, filled with love and respect, and we remain united as a family." According to a detailed report by The Sun, the legal commencement of Lauren Manzo and Vito Scalia's separation was initiated by Vito on September 5th, as he cited "irreconcilable differences" to be the fundamental reason behind their decision to part ways.

Lauren was officially served with the divorce papers later that month, on September 29th. Amidst these challenging circumstances, the couple has remarkably maintained a focus on harmonious co-parenting and ensuring the well-being of their daughter.

Their mature and considerate approach to navigating this transition highlights their commitment to providing a stable and loving environment for their child, despite the complexities of their personal relationship.