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Former “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star, Lisa Wu-Hartwell, recently confirmed she and her hubby of 5 years, Ed Hartwell, are indeed splitting.

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Although they’re calling it quits,  the reality TV star says she and Hartwell are not separating because of finances as certain sites have suggested:

“Sadly. We r separated but wld NEVER b over money. That is so far frm the truth. Wish ppl cld respect ppl’s privacy during times like these,” Lisa Tweeted.

The couple has already started making adjustments with Lisa switching to her maiden name on Twitter, while Ed changed his Facebook status to “Separated.”

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Despite the sad break-up, Lisa reportedly told a good friend she and Hartwell will stay close for the support of their 3-year-old son, EJ, theybf.com reports.