Despite divorcing Miguel, Nazanin Mandi is still open to finding love again. Nazanin and Miguel shocked fans when they announced in September that they were separating after 17 years together. In a statement to People, a representative for the couple said, "After 17 years together, Miguel and Nazanin Mandi have decided to separate and have been for some time now. The couple both wish each other well."
While Miguel nor Nazanin have spoken out since the separation announcement, the Elle Reve designer did speak about finding love. Recently, Nazanin answered fans' questions on Instagram when someone asked, "Do you believe in real love (still)?" Nazanin responded, "Absolutely! Are you kidding?"
She continued, "No matter what I've been through, no matter what I've seen, I would never give anyone the control. I would never let anyone jade my view of love because I know it's out there and I know it exists."
The two met when they were both 18. Nazanin was interviewing the "Adorn" singer for a behind-the-scenes DVD he was putting together for his first single.
"I asked him a question that wasn't on my Q&A, which was: 'All the ladies want to know, do you have a girlfriend?' The model toldVogue. "And he smiled and said, 'No, but I'm looking for one.' We exchanged numbers, and he called me the next day to ask me out on a date . . . and ever since then, it's been one hell of a ride!"
Nazanin nor Miguel have been publicly linked to other people outside of each other, however, the couple spoke about infidelity they experienced in the early days of their relationship on the actress' former podcast.
"First of all, you're just not, and you think you are, but you're not mentally mature to handle a serious relationship. Honestly. And it could be different for some people, but I know in our situation, no, we just were not at all. Yeah. And we weren't ready to take on what we did either," said Nazanin.
It is not known if infidelity is the cause for their split.
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