Celebrity couple Jaime Teo and Daniel Ong announce divorce

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Former Miss Singapore-Universe-turned-actress Jaime Teo, 39, and ex-radio DJ Daniel Ong, 41, have called it quits after 11 years of marriage. Announcing their divorce through Instagram on the last day of last year, the couple said that the divorce had been finalised since August, but they chose to go public with the news only now.

“We thought we should make this official going into the new year,” said the couple who posted almost statements.

After 11 years, and much thought and contemplation. It’s with great sadness @jmeteo and I have decided to go our separate ways.,” said Ong.

The couple has a six-year-old daughter, Renee, and they both said they will “remain committed and loving co-parents” to her, adding that their focus now is on giving Renee “as normal a childhood as possible”.

Teo and Ong own the Twelve Cupcakes chain which has more than 40 outlets across six countries.

Last day of 2016 and we thought we should make this official going into the new year… After 11 years, and much thought and contemplation, it's with great sadness that @daniel_ong_singapore and I have decided to go our separate ways. We have been officially divorced since August but we have and will always remain committed and loving co- parents to our daughter @thisisreneeong Though our journey as a couple has ended, we will always remain friends and our focus is now on giving Renee as normal a childhood as possible. Please, we ask for your kindness, prayers, and love as we walk into 2017 – if you have something to say, please let it be out of love and words of encouragement. This has been a very tough time but we look forward to a brand new 2017 and future.

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Last day of the new year, thought we should make this official. After 11 years, and much thought and contemplation. It's with great sadness @jmeteo and I have decided to go our separate ways. We have been officially divorced since August after a reflective 2016. But we have and always will remain committed and loving co-parents to our daughter Renee. Though our journey as a couple has ended, we will always remain friends and our focus is now on giving Renee as normal a childhood as possible. We ask for your kindness, prayers, and love as we walk into 2017 – if you have something to say, please let it be out of love and words of encouragement. This has been a heartbreaking and a very tough time but we look forward to a brand new 2017 and future.- dan

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