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Are DWTS stars Emma Slater and Sasha Farber divorced? Why they really split, and her rumored Mauricio Umansky fling

Emma, Sasha, and Mauricio are all currently co-stars on the 32nd season of Dancing with the Stars

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Beatriz Colon
Beatriz ColonOnline News WriterNew York
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It appears the Dancing with the Stars set is giving dance pro Emma Slater another romance, over ten years after she first found love with fellow pro Sasha Farber.

The two dance pros met all the way back in 2009, and started dating in 2011. Though they briefly split in 2014, they eventually reunited the following year, and got engaged, of course, during a live taping of DWTS.

Emma, 34, and Sasha, 39, quietly tied the knot in 2018, however four years later, they called it quits.

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When did Emma Slater and Sasha Farber break-up?

Emma and Sasha called it quits after four years of marriage in August 2022, though they initially didn't file for divorce, and were reportedly still figuring things out.

Sasha  Farber and Emma Slater attend the premiere of 20th Century Fox's "Spies In Disguise" at El Capitan Theatre on December 04, 2019 in Los Angeles, California© Getty
Sasha and Emma started dating in 2011

Are Emma Slater and Sasha Farber divorced?

After their 2022 separation, Emma eventually filed for divorce in February 2023, citing irreconcilable differences, and listing the date of separation as April 2022, almost a year prior to officially filing.

As of October 2023 however, there is no confirmation that the two have finalized their divorce, and they are currently both stars of the 32nd season of Dancing with the Stars.

Sasha Farber and Emma Slater are seen at the "Dancing with the Stars" rehearsal studio on September 29, 2023 in Los Angeles, California© Getty
The two appear to be on good terms, and were seen walking into rehearsal together in September

Why did Emma Slater and Sasha Farber divorce?

During a recent appearance on former The Bachelor star Nick Viall's podcast The Viall Files, Emma revealed that the real reason for the former couple's divorce really boiled down to their disparate preferred timelines for having kids.

"It's really the kid thing," she revealed, explaining: "It's interesting because I do want to have kids, I just don't want to delay Sasha's path in having kids because I know that he is ready for that. I don't want to talk about him too much because that's really for him to say, but it's about kids."

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Still, she maintained: "We're still like family, so it isn't really like the love is not there, it's actually not that at all," adding: "We're just at potentially two different places."

Emma Slater and Mauricio Umansky are seen arriving at the 'Dancing with the Stars' practice on September 14, 2023 in Los Angeles, California© Getty
Emma and Mauricio have sparked dating rumors

Is Emma Slater dating Mauricio Umansky?

Word on the street is that they might be. Emma and Mauricio – who is currently separated from his wife of 27 years, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kyle Richards – are partners on DWTS, but have sparked speculation that they have taken their chemistry off the dance floor.

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On Sunday, Mauricio, 53, and his dance partner were spotted out on what appeared to be quite the flirty date in Los Angeles, grabbing dinner at Matsuhisa in Beverly Hills. In photos shared by Page Six, the two were spotted enjoying their date, walking hand in hand, and in one snap, Mauricio is seen putting his arm around Emma.

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