Celebrity Chefs Pat and Gina Neely Annouce Divorce
The Neely’s Will Part
If you like Southern food, you may have seen Food Network’s “Down Home With The Neely‘s”. The childhood sweethearts Pat and Gina Neely, first dated in high school. Gina Neely filed for divorce from her husband, Pat Neely, citing “irreconcilable differences” after almost two decades of marriage.
The Neely’s recently released a new book, “Back Home with the Neelys: Comfort Food from our Southern Kitchen to Yours.”
The couple released a joint statement regarding the announcement:
“Today we announce that we are ending our marriage of 20 years for irreconcilable differences. This was a tough decision, but we believe it is the best decision for us. As parents of two beautiful adult daughters that we love dearly, we will continue to be involved in each other’s lives as parents and friends. Together we have built a strong brand as The Neely’s . Moving forward our focus will be on our individual brands and we are optimistic about our respective futures. We ask for your prayers as we go through this transition and honor our request for privacy at this time.”
Sources close to the couple say they love each another, but drifted apart.
Check below to see The Neely’s take on Southern favorites, macaroni and cheese and BBQ ribs.