Tia Mowry and Cory Hardrict’s divorce has been devastating for fans of the pair. They kicked off this month’s weird trend of Tuesday divorce announcements that have included Miguel and Nazanin Mandi, Cynthia Bailey and Mike Hill, and Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen. For Tia and Cory, fans have been particularly curious what is going on since Cory has been predominately quiet while Tia seems to be really enjoying and transitioning into her newfound singledom.
Tia Mowry shocked her 11 million followers on Instagram when she announced her divorce from Cory with a black and white photo of them on set together. “I wanted to share that Cory and I have decided to go our separate ways. These decisions are never easy, and not without sadness.” She went on to say that their primary focus would be their children and how they plan to co-parent going forward. Her sister Tamera jumped in the comments with several heart emojis saying, “I love you.”
Cory has remained quiet about the split. On the day of the announcement, he shared a post saying, “acting on emotion will cost you every time.” He followed this up with some screenshots of him face timing their children. In the days since, Cory did jump in one fan’s comments to let them know that the split had nothing to do with cheating. He’s also shown his wife some support on her “new chapter,” leaving a heart emoji under her posts about starting over and putting herself first.
“Every book starts with a dedication page, and this one’s dedicated to you: my friends, family, and community,” Tia said in a black and white photo series posted to her page. “New Book, First Chapter to follow,” she concluded it. In her next post, she said this chapter was called “My Turn” and smiled from her bedside while a voiceover said, “fall in love with yourself.”
Fans of the pair have been split on who might be to blame or if anyone is indeed at fault. Those who are “Team Tia” have been of the mindset that Cory just seems habitually unsatisfied and rude. They’ve pointed to old interviews where he’s cut her off and flat-out told her she gets on his nerves. Some feel that maybe Hardrict was not happy all this time, and Tia got tired of trying. They also point out their various TikTok challenges where he looks visibly fed up and irritated with her.
Some even think that the drastic difference in their success levels could’ve played a role too. Tia was an established star already when she met Cory. He was a struggling actor who was working odd jobs to make ends meet. While he is now doing well, it took a while for his career to get off the ground, and for a long time, he was simply known as Tia Mowry’s husband.
For those in support of Cory, they believe that maybe Tia was just too much. She appears really excited in most interviews and is always down to do a TikTok challenge or something silly. In the days since their split, she’s already gone to Disney land, made a Halloween-themed charcuterie board, and done several photo shoots. Tamera Mowry recently stopped by the Today Show to promote her book, and while there, she opened up about her sister’s divorce saying, “I support her. So whatever she wants, the Mowrys have her back. I love her dearly. She is strong. But I know right now she kind of just wants to process it all, take it all in and be a little private about that. I’m just going to respect that.”
For Cory, he seems to be taking the same approach. The actor recently took to IG live to promote the upcoming season of his show All American: Homecoming and make sure to sneak in a message to his estranged wife. While plugging the series, he says, “I love my beautiful family, I love my kids, I love my wife, I love all you guys. Just know that.” Could this mean that Cory has not given up? Do you think he’s fighting to win his wife back behind the scenes?
Last week Tia and Cory took to social media sharing ‘I love you’s’ which caused many fans to believe they are working things out. There have also been unconfirmed reports stating the couple will likely work things out once Tia ‘calms down.’ But we’re unsure what that means.