Here’s Why Jason Momoa And Lisa Bonet Split After Seventeen Years Together

Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet were together for nearly two decades and they are the proud parents of two adorable children.

Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet spent the last seventeen years creating an epic life together. They are proud parents of two adorable children, daughter Lola Iolani and son Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa. Bonet is also the mother of Big Little Lies star Zoë Kravitz from her first marriage to Lenny Kravitz. Her marriage to rocker Lenny Kravitz lasted five years (1987-1992) and now the actress is onto her second divorce.

Bonet and Momoa met in 2004 and were inseparable from then onward. They had their daughter in 2007 and their son in 2008 and even secretly wed in 2017. The news of their separation came as an utter shock to society. They were one of the longest Hollywood couples still standing and that all came to an end this year. The pair announced their split in January 2022, and it has taken some time for fans to let it sink in. After well over a decade together… what really ended Jason and Lisa’s relationship?

Lisa Bonet And Jason Momoa’s Joint Break Up Post

On January 12, 2021, Momoa and Bonet released a joint statement announcing their separation on his Instagram account. (The post has since been deleted.) “We have all felt the squeeze and changes of these transformational times … A revolution is unfolding ~and our family is of no exception … feeling and growing from the seismic shifts occurring,” their statement began. “And so~ We share our Family news~ That we are parting ways in marriage. We share this not because we think it’s newsworthy ~ But so that~ as we go about our lives we may do so with dignity and honesty. The love between us carries on, evolving in ways it wishes to be known and lived,” their statement continued. “We free each other ~to be who we are learning to become…” The former couple ended their caption with a note to Lola and Nakoa-Wolf. “Our devotion unwavering to this sacred life & our Children. Teaching our Children. What’s possible ~ Living the Prayer,” they wrote, adding, “May Love Prevail ✨ J & L.”

Lisa Bonet’s December 2021 Magazine Interview

In an Interview magazine feature published exactly a month before the pair revealed that they were going their separate ways, Bonet revealed some things that foreshadow their split. When asked by Spider-Man: Homecoming actress Marisa Tomei if anything was “calling” to her, Bonet replied, “Definitely learning how to be authentically me, learning to be new, and following this invitation from the universe to step into this river of uncertainty. We’ve eliminated all this extra noise, and now it’s time to grow our roots deeper into our own values.”

Sources Weigh In On The Break-Up

It’s come to fruition that the reason they are splitting up is due to personality differences. Us‘s source said the same thing that attracted them to each other is what’s tearing them apart. “Jason and Lisa worked because they were so different,” the source said. “He was jovial, loud and the center of attention, and Lisa was always cool, calm, and subdued.”

“That energy really started to cause friction because they wanted to live different lives,” the insider continued. “Jason wanted to travel and adventure much more. Lisa, she would rather read, write poetry, and cook at home.”

Too Much Distance And Traveling For Lisa Bonet And Jason Momoa

Jason Momoa has a busy schedule which also contributed to their split. Entertainment Tonight’s source added that “Jason and Lisa were struggling in their relationship for quite some time,” that source said. “When Jason was away filming Aquaman 2, their differences and issues were heightened. He was gone for a while, and it definitely put additional stress on their relationship. [They] still have love for each other and respect one another.”

Jason Momoa’s Rising Career

“A few years ago, Jason was struggling to find work. Now his career is booming. And he wants to keep working as much as he can,” the Entertainment Tonight source said. The source went on to add that Bonet “has had no interest in joining” Momoa “on every location” he films at. The insider continued, “She enjoys her life in L.A.” The source also confirmed that distance was the main reason for Momoa and Bonet’s relationship ended. “It’s been difficult for them to be apart,” the insider said. “For some people, it might strengthen their marriage. For Lisa and Jason’s marriage, being apart has been a disaster.”

What Will Happen To The Kids?

Both Lisa and Jason are very spiritual human beings and believe in a higher power. This breakup isn’t going to become some Hollywood scandal that lasts for months. They both have love and respect for one another and will raise their children amicably. Their children are their priority, and they will keep the peace no matter what. Lisa and Jason are looking forward to moving on and wish each other nothing but the best.

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