What Are Some Facts About the Divorce of CNN's Kyra Phyllips?


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As of July 2015, Kyra Phillips is divorced from her ex-husband John Assad who is an investment banker. She has kept a very low-key about her marriage. The only information available in public domain is that they were married in 2000 and got a divorce in 2008.

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A reporter and news anchor, Kyra Phillips worked at CNN for 13 years. She moved to HLN in 2012. Born on August 8, 1968, she is an alumna of University of Southern California with a bachelor's degree in journalism. The specifics including the reasons of her divorce to John Assad are not available in the public domain.

Kyra Phillips got engaged to John Roberts in 2010. John Roberts previously worked at CNN and now is part of Fox News. He was inducted into Canadian Broadcast Hall of Fame in March 2009. The couple have twin children, a daughter and son. Daughter Sage Ann and son Kellan Clay were born on March 14, 2011.

John, in an interview with Huffington Post in 2011, said that there are no plans of a wedding any time soon but they both consider each other husband and wife. There are no confirmed reports about their marriage, but they are addressed as husband and wife in the media, mainly at CNN and Fox.

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