Ethan Slater’s estranged spouse breaks silence, blasts Ariana Grande: ‘My household is simply collateral injury’

Lilly Jay says her household is “collateral injury” as information broke of her estranged husband Ethan Slater’s budding romance together with his “Depraved” co-star Ariana Grande.

“[Ariana’s] the story actually. Not a lady’s woman,” Jay solely tells Web page Six. “My household is simply collateral injury.”

The musician, who shares one son with the “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical” star, says she’s specializing in elevating her and Slater’s child and being “a great mother.”

“The story is her and Dalton,” Jay provides, referencing Grande’s break up from her husband, Dalton Gomez, to whom she had been married for 2 years.

Nonetheless, sources inform Web page Six that Jay has been “calling each information outlet to get this story out” whereas appearing otherwise towards Slater behind the scenes.

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Ethan Slater’s estranged spouse, Lilly Jay, broke her silence in mild of her divorce.
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Jay tells Web page Six that the “7 Rings” singer isn’t “a lady’s woman.”

“She’s telling Ethan and others that she solely cares about defending their little one,” our supply shares.

“She’s rightfully upset as a result of her marriage fell aside, however Ariana and Ethan didn’t do something improper,” our insider provides, telling us that Slater had been separated from Jay for 2 months earlier than romancing Grande.

“Ethan is making an attempt to take the excessive street and hopes he can resolve this case for the sake of their little one.”

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The musician mentioned she’s simply making an attempt to concentrate on elevating her son.

Reps for Gomez, Grande and Slater didn’t return Web page Six’s quite a few requests for remark.

Slater, 31, filed for divorce from Jay in a New York court docket Wednesday after almost 4 years of marriage.

The explanation listed for the dissolution was not instantly clear.

Nonetheless, sources inform us that Slater and Jay had been separated for 2 months earlier than he started romancing Grande.

The Tony Award nominee’s determination to chop ties from Jay got here a few week after his relationship with the “Thank U, Subsequent” singer was uncovered.

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Web page Six confirmed that Grande, 30, and Slater started courting months in the past after the 2 already had separated from their spouses.

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“My household is simply collateral injury,” Jay says.

An insider additionally instructed us that Grande and Gomez remained amicable regardless of parting methods.

“They’ve been actually good mates all through the complete course of, and their mates and households have been making an attempt to guard them,” our supply shared, including that Gomez even as soon as flew out to London, the place “Depraved” was filming, in a last-ditch effort to make the wedding work.

A photograph of the the “Depraved” solid celebrating Michelle Yeoh’s Oscar win in March, which went viral in current days because of the bombshell information, confirmed the Broadway star sitting together with his arm wrapped round Grande.

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The “SpongeBob Musical: Stay on Stage!” star filed for divorce from Jay Wednesday.
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Separate sources later instructed Web page Six that Jay was “blindsided” by his relationship with Grande.

“It’s horrible. They had been highschool sweethearts. They’ve a child! She’s a wreck,” they instructed us.

The insider added that they imagine the “Positions” singer is the rationale for Jay and the Broadway star’s break up, as they “immediately” broke up when “nothing appeared improper between them.”