Kordell Stewart’s divorce from his wife is final

Former Pittsburgh Steeler standout Kordell Stewart’s divorce

from his reality show wife is final.

Fulton County Superior Court Judge John J. Goger issued final a

decree in the case Thursday.

Stewart, 41, who retired from the NFL last year, filed for

divorce from Porsha Williams in March, claiming the marriage was

”irretrievably broken.”

Randy Kessler, Williams’ lawyer, said the couple is glad to have

amicably resolved the matter. The pair used to appear together on

Bravo’s ”The Real Housewives of Atlanta.” Williams is still on

the show.

Williams said she first learned of the divorce from the media

and felt ”disappointed,” her lawyer said.

Stewart’s initial filing said the two married on May 21, 2011,

and have no children together. Stewart has a son from a previous

relationship. Williams filed a counterclaim about a week later.

Shiel Edlin, Stewart’s lawyer, said in a statement that the

divorce process was ”very difficult” for his client and son.

”As a single dad, Kordell wanted to put his best foot forward

by doing what was in the best interest of Syre,” Edlin said.

”However, the lack of truthfulness by Porsha during the divorce

process has been very confusing and hurtful to Kordell and his


Reached by phone, Edlin would not elaborate on whether he was

referring to Williams’ insinuations about Stewart that he might be

gay. She hinted as much during episodes of ”Real Housewives”

after Stewart filed for divorce.

Stewart, who is a sports talk show host in Atlanta, went on

another local radio show to strongly deny it.

Stewart was a sensation in Pittsburgh in the late 1990s and was

nicknamed ”Slash” for his versatility as quarterback, running

back and wide receiver. He helped the Steelers reach the Super Bowl

in 1996 and made the Pro Bowl in 2001. He finished his last two

seasons with Baltimore in 2004-05.


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