South African singer Lira has requested for privacy after announcing her separation from husband Robin Kohl.
In a statement released on social media on Saturday, Lira said the separation was amicable and also revealed that she is no longer living with her husband.
“To all my beloved fans, friends, family and business associates. It is with great sadness that I announce my separation from my husband of many years, Mr Robin Kohl.
“Robin and I are currently living apart and are in the process of deciding the future of our marriage.”
The Something Inside So Strong singer said despite the outcome of the separation, their “bond would remain”.
“In the meantime,Robin and I sincerely request that our privacy be respected during this difficult time. We thank you in advance for your understanding.”
The couple have been married for nine years.