Former F1 Champ Jenson Button Parts Ways With Model Wife Jessica

The former F1 champ & the Japanese-Argentine model had confirmed their marriage on New Year’s Eve last year

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File picture of Jenson Button celebrating a Belgian GP victory with his then girlfriend Japanese-Argentine model Jessica Michibata. (Photo: Reuters)

British Formula One (F1) driver Jenson Button has split with wife Jessica Michibata after a year of marriage, his spokesperson confirmed to the BBC on Wednesday.

The pair is believed to have parted ways amicably after tying the knot last December in a secret ceremony in Hawaii.

Button’s spokesman confirmed, “there is no one else involved”.

Jenson and Jessica have decided to go their separate ways and it is very amicable. There is no one else involved
Jenson Button’s spokesman to BBC

The former F1 world champion and the Japanese-Argentine model had confirmed their marriage on Twitter on New Year’s Eve last year.

The couple had broken up in 2010 after meeting two years back, but then patched things up to get married last year.

The 2009 World Champion drives for McLaren now.

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