Fans Show Support For Hayley Williams & Chad Gilbert As They Announce Separation
3 July 2017, 10:49
Both the Paramore and New Found Glory fandoms have sent messages on social media after news broke that the couple have parted ways.
Sad news for all pop punk fans broke over the weekend as Hayley Willams and Chad Gilbert announced their separation after a year of marriage and almost a decade spent as a couple.
In a joint statement posted on their respective Instagram pages, the pair thanked their families and friends for their support and stated that they "will continue to encourage and support each other professionally and personally":
Chad proposed to Hayley over Christmas of 2014 and the pair wed in a ceremony in Nashville in February of 2016.
Many in the fandoms of both Paramore and New Found Glory have been quick to offer their support to Hayley and Chad. Here are just a few of the many messages posted to social media:
hayley williams is a wonderful and great woman, she deserves to be happy. we support you, h. pic.twitter.com/8A6FImowlz— renata (@proofana) July 1, 2017
long story short Hayley Williams deserves the world and I hope she actually gets it one day— brisa // (@blurryvessel) July 1, 2017
The floor is love and appreciation for Hayley Williams pic.twitter.com/3NX3XXdFFU— Freya [HW] (@HayleyAndRIOT) July 1, 2017
are you doing alright? I hope you're both okay and do stay friends and continue to watch each other grow. it will be okay.— sunny bear (@r0secoloredgirl) July 1, 2017
just saw the ig post. its sad but i am still happy for you guys— (@Andyyniable) July 1, 2017
Im really sorry, but even more sorry yall had to do this publicly. Wishing you both the best. <3— tibby. (@brickredroad) July 2, 2017
i love you both— el (@iamnotcath) July 2, 2017
saw the IG post i dont wanna say much since its not our business and it must be tough but safe to say all the fans are thinking of u both— Ryan Wood (@paraday4) July 1, 2017
Don't worry, we are all crying too. We can cry together in a big crying hug puddle.— Mara (@maracrill) July 1, 2017