The Packers have been unlucky in love in 2016!
Seal and Erica Packer have called it quits, after dating for 18 months. The Sydney Morning Herald is reporting the couple have split, and adding that it was Seal who pulled the plug on the relationship.
Erica, an Australian model, was previously married to Australian billionaire James Packer, with whom she shares three children. The two tied the knot in 2007, before calling it quits in 2013 after six years of marriage.
In the summer of 2015 both Erica and James both linked up with famous musicians. James began dating Mariah Carey in June, and Erica and Seal reportedly started seeing each other that July. The new couple were spotted enjoying a Mediterranean cruise.
Seal and Erica kept their relationship largely private during its nearly 18-month run. The two were often seen spending time with their children, Erica's three, Indigo, Jackson and Emmanuelle, and Seal's three that he shared with ex-wife Heidi Klum, Henry, Johan and Lou. They were often together in Sydney, where Seal worked as a judge on the Australian version of "The Voice."
Earlier this year Erica opened up about their relationship on Australia's "The Today Show," sharing, "I'm very happy. It's an incredibly happy time in my life and he's a very beautiful and magical soul and I feel lucky to have met him." During that same appearance Erica weighed in on James' relationship with star Mariah Carey, stating, "If he's happy, I'm happy."
Unfortunately neither of the Packers got a happy ending. Erica's failed relationship with Seal comes on the heels of her ex-husband's very public and contentious split from his fiancée Mariah Carey. The duo broke up in October, ending their high-profile 10-month engagement. Since then Mariah has demanded James pay her $50 million, claiming she uprooted her life and had to cancel legs of her world tour. The star has also already moved on and started dating her backup dancer Bryan Tanaka.
Despite their rocky relationships, Erica and James have managed to remain friendly. The two reportedly spent Thanksgiving together, and while sources say there's no romantic reconciliation in their future, the two maintain a peaceful relationship for their children.
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