Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Flavin: Is the huge age gap the reason behind the couple’s divorce?

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A few days ago, fans were shocked to hear that Sylvester Stallone and his wife, Jennifer Flavin, are heading for a divorce. For the unversed, the latter filed for divorce from Stallone after 25 years of marriage. What surprised everyone more is that just a little while before she filed her divorce, Flavin was celebrating her 25th anniversary with the Rocky star happily. Now, as per a report by the People, a close source has opened up about the problems that began in the couple’s relationship.

The reason

During a chat with the publishing house, a source close to the couple said that age might have been a factor in the shocking split between Sylvester Stallone, 76, and Jennifer Flavin, 54. The same source also said that both of them are totally different people with different temperaments age-wise. The insider further stated that things have changed between Stallone and Flavin after the long companionship. As reported in multiple outlets, here is what the source said, “What was once exciting and challenging is now routine and irritating.” Apart from that, the insider reportedly also said that Stallone’s impulsiveness is another factor that may have led to the couple’s divorce. The source added, “He tends to do things on a whim without asking her before.”

Earlier reports

Previous reports stated that Flavin filed for a dissolution of marriage and other relief at a court in Florida on Friday. For the unversed, the celebrity couple tied the knot in 1997 after dating each other since 1988. Talking about the pair, they also had a significant age gap between them.

Official statements

While giving a statement to People, Jennifer Flavin said, “I love my family. We are amicably and privately addressing these personal issues.” As of now, the couple shares three daughters, namely Sophia (25), Sistine (24), and Scarlet (20). Sylvester Stallone also has a son from his previous marriage. His oldest son is Sage, whom he shared with his late partner Starlin Wright. The rumors about the couple’s split were already spreading like wildfire all over the internet some time ago. It was after fans noticed that the Rocky star had covered up the tattoo on his bicep that featured his wife’s face.