“It had obviously become a point of contention [for her].” When Strahan joined in 2012, they began spending more and more time apart, with him taping on the East Coast, and Murphy remaining on the West Coast to shoot her show and care for her kids. “They never saw each other.” With ever more distance between them, friends say, the breakup wasn’t out of the blue. RELATED: After Split, Michael Strahan Makes Emotional Speech at Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction “Nicole wouldn’t move to New York full-time, so she would spend three weeks in L. She has been in four celebrity relationships averaging approximately 7.2 years each. Given Name: Nicole Mitchell Age: 50 (1/5/1968)Occupation: Fashion - Model Most Famous For: Fiancee of Michael Strahan and Ex-wife of Eddie Murphy "I want to be an inspiration to single mothers everywhere.I don't want them to think that just because they're having kids, they can't fulfill their dreams in life...star seems to be doing just fine without her former flame.Murphy was all smiles as she stepped out on Thursday at The Pump Group VIP Cocktail Reception at W Hollywood, where photographers snapped pics of her with former NBA star Gary Payton.READ MORE Nicole Murphy got a big laugh at Kathy Griffin's pic holding a bloody, beheaded image of President Trump ... saying she's "never even met" the Giants superstar. READ MORE Nicole Murphy says her ex-fiance Michael Strahan will be a tough act to follow on "Live" ... where we guarantee no one was talking about the show once she arrived. It's like when a wedding guest looks better than the…
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Though the split between Michael Strahan and his fiancée Nicole Murphy – just one day before his Hall of Fame induction – may have been a surprise to some, those close to the couple says the breakup was a long time coming. Strahan, 42, and Murphy, 46, both may have begun dating other people, a source says.
“They’ve been having problems for two years and have been off and on throughout,” the source tells PEOPLE.
Thecontributor has also been married twice before, and has four children -- Tanita and Michael Jr.
with his first wife, Wanda Hutchins, and 11-year-old twins Sophia and Isabella with his second wife, Jean Muggli.
None of your business," he joked to host Andy Cohen. You'll put too much pressure on it."Strahan's last public relationship was with Nicole Mitchell Murphy -- comedian Eddie Murphy's ex-wife -- whom he got engaged to in 2009.