Victoria’s Secret model Shanina Shaik and Gregory ‘DJ Ruckus’ Andrews, 35, announced their shock split last Saturday, after one year of marriage.
And now, Daily Mail Australia takes a look at where it all went wrong between the pair.
Over the last few months, the 26-year-old model stopped wearing her wedding ring, shared cryptic posts via Instagram and didn’t share pictures of the couple.
Where did it all go wrong? Inside Shanina Shaik (L) and DJ Ruckus’ (R) shock split as Victoria’s Secret model stopped wearing her wedding ring months ago and didn’t share pictures of the couple on Instagram for months
Shanina’s wedding ring was first absent from her Instagram pictures from February 18 onward.
The last photo where Shanina wore her ring was uploaded on February 12.
In the same month, Shanina talked about her hopes to have children in an interview with fellow model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.
Absent: Shanina’s wedding ring was first absent from her Instagram pictures from February 18 onward – where this picture was uploaded
Hmm: Shanina was spotted not wearing her wedding ring for over four months before her split with DJ Ruckus
‘Personally, I’m thinking about a family and when to settle down and have all that as well,’ she told the website Rose Inc.
‘But there are so many things on my dream board that I need to tick off and want to do, and hopefully I’ll do some more movies as well,’ she said. ‘If I can do all of that, I’ll be very happy.’
Shanina also stopped sharing pictures of the couple together on social media months before the split – with the last one shared on January 14.
Last: Shanina also stopped sharing pictures of the couple together on social media months before the split – with this being the last one shared on January 14
Recent: On DJ Ruckus’ Instagram page, this was the last picture he shared of the pair, uploaded on the 5th of May
On DJ Ruckus’ Instagram page, the last picture he shared of the pair was uploaded on the 5th of May.
However, the couple were also pictured together as recently as May 16 in New York.
Meanwhile, hours before the news of their split broke, Shanina shared a cryptic quote to Instagram – while her estranged husband partied up a storm in Las Vegas.
‘Women forget all those things they don’t want to remember’: Shanina Shaik posted a cryptic quote to Instagram just hours before she announced her split from husband Greg ‘DJ Ruckus’ Andrews
Last Thursday, she wrote: ‘Now, women forget all those things they don’t want to remember, and remember everything they don’t want to forget… The dream is the truth.’
The quote appears to be an extract from 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God by writer Zora Neale Hurston.
The tome is about a woman’s search for identity, which takes her through three marriages and a trip back to her origins.
Business as usual: DJ Ruckus appeared to put on a particularly buoyant and energetic show for the masses, even captioning one of his Instagram stories: ‘We on full tilt’
Amid the separation announcement, DJ Ruckus was hard at work in Las Vegas, where he was seen performing a set for a crowd of revellers at TAO nightclub.
He appeared to put on a particularly buoyant and energetic show for the masses amid his marriage breakdown, even captioning one of his Instagram stories: ‘We on full tilt.’
Last week, a representative confirmed Shanina and DJ Ruckus had decided to split after just one year of marriage.
Reflective: DJ Ruckus, real name Gregory Andrews, 35, told Instagram fans on Sunday that he’s ‘healing his wounds’, in the wake of his split from Shanina Shaik, 28. Pictured in April 2019
‘After careful thought and consideration, Shanina Shaik and Greg ‘DJ Ruckus’ Andrews have decided to separate.
‘They move forward with much mutual respect and love for each other and ask to please respect their privacy during this time.’ a rep told E! News.
A day later on Sunday, DJ Ruckus appeared to be in a reflective mood in a post shared to Instagram where he referenced World Oceans Day on June 8.
Whirlwind romance: Last week, a representative confirmed Shanina and DJ Ruckus had decided to split after just one year of marriage
‘I’m a Miami Boy! The ocean is everything to me. Soothes my soul! Heals my wounds! Eases my mind!’ the musician wrote.
Encouraging fans to make a difference in the world, the musician continued: ‘Let’s protect our beautiful life source our oceans! Our water!’
The couple wed on Lenny Kravitz’s private island Eleuthera, Bahamas, in April 2018, surrounded by family and close friends, which included Ashlee Simpson Ross and Evan Ross, and models Nadine Leopold and Hannah Ferguson.
‘They move forward with much mutual respect and love for each other and ask to please respect their privacy during this time.’ a rep told E! News
On her special day, Shanina was dripping in diamonds by Lorraine Schwartz, with her engagement ring also designed by the celebrity jeweller.
Shanina and Ruckus were married by Joseph Simmons, aka Rev. Run, who Brides.com reports performed at the wedding as part of a surprise planned by the model’s beau.
On Instagram at the time, the beauty thanked her new husband, her friends and her family for the special memories.
A day they’ll never forget: The couple wed on Lenny Kravitz’s private island Eleuthera, Bahamas, in April 2018
Sweet: Shanina and Ruckus were married by Joseph Simmons, aka Rev. Run, who Brides.com reports performed at the wedding as part of a surprise planned by the model’s beau
‘MR & MRS ANDREWS – I love you so much Gregory Andrews, thank you for choosing me as your wife,’ she wrote.
‘Thank you to all of our guests who celebrated our love and union as man and wife. It was such a beautiful weekend in the Bahamas filled with love, joy and lots of dancing!!’
Shanina told Brides.com that the pair married in the exact same spot where they got engaged back in 2015, eight months after they first met.
Blushing bride! Shanina looked gorgeous in her figure-hugging romantic gown, which also featured a mermaid train
The DJ got down on one knee on Lenny Kravitz’s private island with the rings delivered from L.A. to the Bahamas by family friend Denzel Washington and his wife Pauletta.
A source told Daily Mail Australia that Shanina shared a status update to her private Facebook account in late February, announcing her wedding date.
‘Wow the feeling has arrived! I’m getting married in two months,’ she is alleged to have written.
Special spot: Shanina and Ruckus tied the knot in the Bahamas more than two years after the pair got engaged while holidaying in the archipelago
She has also previously said when she met her man at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in 2015, she knew he was ‘the one’ straight away.
‘Just before I was going to leave, Greg noticed that I was alone and came over to speak with me,’ she explained. ‘When you know, you know.’
Speaking about the couple’s nuptials, she gushed: ‘I have dreamed of this day with Gregory for so long and it felt surreal that we finally made it to that moment. I couldn’t wait to hear that we were husband and wife!’
She added: ‘I was nervous, excited, and overwhelmed with joy.’
Love at first sight: She has also previously said when she met her man at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in 2015, she knew he was ‘the one’ straight away