Gleb Savchenko is speaking after his wife, Elena Samodanova, accused him of “continuous infidelity.”
On Friday, the couple announced that they were separating after 14 years of marriage. Now, Samodanova claims that the Dancing with the stars pro has been unfaithful and has had “multiple adventures”.
“After 14 years of marriage and multiple adventures, I have decided that enough is enough. Gleb and I have created a family and several businesses together. But apparently, it was not enough to keep our marriage strong,” Samodanova said in a statement given to ET on Saturday. “Gleb’s continued infidelity and a recent inappropriate relationship have created confusion in our marriage and absolutely shattered our family.”
“No wife should stare while another woman gives her husband expensive gifts, lures him to dinners and seduces him at all times,” she continued. “Last night was the last straw, and I can’t turn my head the other way anymore. My trust in Gleb is irrevocably broken and it’s time for me to go and start to heal so I can be the best version of myself for myself. Girls.”
Savchenko, meanwhile, has denied the allegations made against him by his wife and the mother of their two children. He also touched on the ongoing rumors that he and his DWTS His partner Chrishell Stause had a romantic relationship.
“While I will continue to respect the privacy of my family, I will not stand aside and allow false accusations and Internet rumors to go unaddressed,” Savchenko told ET. “My relationship with Chrishell was and remains strictly platonic. Our friendship during our stint at DWTS It was not the reason for our separation. Elena and I have had long-standing problems in our marriage. This has been an ongoing situation between Elena and I along with a bad time. “
“It was my deepest hope to keep our life private just that: Private. It saddens me and disappoints me to see that Elena has chosen not to do the same,” he concluded.
In addition, on Friday night, Stause also addressed the rumors about her and the dancer, writing in her Instagram story: “I am very saddened by the news of the separation of Gleb and Elena. It is unfortunate that this has caused the rumors swirl about my personal life. ” . Having been through a public divide myself, I don’t wish this on anyone. “
“As you can imagine, the countless hours of training and dance rehearsals have created a strong supportive friendship, but nothing more,” he stated. “I wish nothing but the best for Gleb and Elena during this unfortunate time.”
Stause and Savchenko were eliminated from this week’s episode of DWTS. On her latest guest blog for ET, the reality star touched on her friendship with her partner.
“As for Gleb, I have gained a lifelong friend in him. You really bond so much through this process. I already introduced him to me. Selling Sunset friends because I knew they would all love each other, “he wrote.” I would love to plan a great group dinner as soon as we can safely make it. “
In an exclusive statement about the end of their marriage, Savchenko told ET on Friday: “It is with great regret that I tell you that my wife and I parted ways after 14 years of marriage. We still intend to be parents together of our wonderful children, whom we love so much, and we will strive to continue to be the best parents we can to them. We ask that you respect our family’s need for privacy and healing during this time. “
Samodanova, who is also a professional dancer and choreographer, first broke the news on her Instagram story, saying, “After 14 years of marriage, to my deepest sadness, our journey is coming to an end.” Later, she shared another Instagram post that read, “I don’t hate you. I’m disappointed that you have become everything you said you would never be.”
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