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Solange Knowles has confirmed reports that she split from her husband after five years of marriage.

The Cranes in the Sky hitmaker confirmed in an Instagram post on Friday, Nov. 1, that she and filmmaker Alan Ferguson decided to separate earlier this year.

"11 years ago i met a phenomenal man who changed every existence of my life. early this year we separated and parted ways," Solange, 33, wrote alongside a series of photos of herself.

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Solange likely confirmed the split because rumors were running rampant that she and Ferguson no longer lived together.

It was the second marriage for Beyonce's younger sister, who has a history of mental illness and public emotional outbursts.

Solange was also previously married to her high school sweetheart Daniel Smith, the father of her 15-year-old son, Daniel Julez J. Smith Jr. She was just 17 when they wed, and they divorced in 2007.
 

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the past 2 years have brought me more physical and spiritual transition and evolution than ever before my body left me with no choice but to listen and be still within that stillness i begin my journey in confronting my worst enemy, fear. ive lived my best and worst moments in front of the lens and gaze of the world since i was a teenager. ive always tried to live in my truth no matter how ugly or full of love it is. ive also tried to carve out the space to protect my heart, and my life as it unfolds, evolves, and changes. 11 years ago i met a phenomenal man who changed every existence of my life. early this year we separated and parted ways, (and tho it ain’t nan no body business ?) i find it necessary to protect the sacredness of my personal truth and to live in it fully just as I have before and will continue to do. it is unfair to not have power of your own story as you shape and mold and rewrite it yourself. a nigga ain’t perfect, but im leaning into the fear of the unknown and all the glory and power i know exist within god and the universes grace. may all of your transitions no matter how big or small, be kind to you and filled with incredible love and light!

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