Islamabad: Ending a 10 month long marriage former Pakistani cricketer turned politician Imran Khan and his wife Reham have divorced with mutual consent amid reports that the Imran did not approve of her meddling in political affairs.
Imran’s marriage to TV journalist Reham was his second after his first marriage with English heiress Jemima Goldsmith for nine years ended in divorce in June, 2004. Imran and Jemima have two sons from their marriage.
Rumors had been doing the rounds for some time that the couple’s marriage was falling apart. According to Dawn.com, a source close to the PTI chairman, who asked not to be named, said the two were “just not getting along.”
“She wanted to get involved with politics and that is not what Khan wanted at all. She just did not want to sit at home.”
The PTI chairman and television journalist Reham Khan had tied the knot in a simple nikkah ceremony which took place in January this year at Khan’s Bani Gala residence. Reham Khan is a British Pakistani journalist who started her career in the BBC as a weather forecaster. Later, she worked for the network as a broadcast journalist.