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Sara Evans files for divorce

Thursday, October 12, 2006 – Sara Evans filed for divorce from her husband Craig Schelske Thursday in Tennessee.

According to a statement from the singer issued by her record company, RCA, "Recent events that shed light on the status of her marriage prompted Ms. Evans to make the filing, which was registered today (October 12) with a court in Tennessee, where Evans resides." The "recent events" were not specified.

The mother of three "felt it was in her children’s best interest that she also withdraw from competition on Dancing with the Stars, an ABC television series that she has been part of this fall, to give her family her full attention at this difficult time."

The statement concluded, "Evans hopes that her fans and TV viewers who’ve supported her in recent weeks and throughout her music career will respect and understand her need for privacy in the face of these recent events."


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