NBA great Steve Nash and his wife, Alejandra, just announced the birth of their son and their divorce. Talk about a two-for-one deal for media outlets.
Hours after the birth of their third child, the Phoenix Suns point guard said that he and Alejandra Amarilla Nash, his wife of five years, are splitting up.
Matteo Joel Nash weighed in at seven pounds and seven ounces.
Steve and Alejandra Nash are calling it a marriage.
“I am very thankful and excited that we have a new son, Matteo Nash. Alejandra and the baby are doing fine. But this is a bittersweet moment; after five years, we are now in the process of dissolving our marriage," Steve said in a statement.
"While we have lived separately for the past several months, we remain firmly committed to raising our children in the most positive, nurturing way possible."
"I want only good things for Ale going forward.""Right now, I’m focused on ensuring that our children understand how much they’re loved and adored by us as they continue to adjust to these changes.”
He asked that the media respect his family’s privacy.
The couple has been together nine years. They also have six-year-old twin daughters Lola and Bella. Hopefully they all get through this bittersweet time.