Ramona Singer files for divorce from husband Mario after cheating rumors

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Recent reports alleged that she had caught him with his girlfriend at their Hamptons home last weekend.

“Ramona has been protecting him,” her former co-star Jill Zarin told People. “She looked the other way when people told her he was cheating.”

“This is a personal and private matter for our family,” Singer told the magazine in a statement. “For my daughter Avery’s sake, I would appreciate everyone respecting our privacy during this difficult time.”

She also thanked fans for their support on Twitter.

“Thank you all for the love & support! For my daughter’s sake, I would appreciate everyone respecting our privacy during this difficult time,” she wrote.

She later added, “Look for something positive about today. Even if you have to look a little harder than usual, it still exists. ~ Anonymous”

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