Martin Truex Jr. revealed some big personal news via Instagram on Friday that he and his longtime girlfriend Sherry Pollex have parted ways.
The 2017 NASCAR Cup Series champion Truex Jr. and Pollex have been dating since 2005.
Pollex was diagnosed with Stage 3 Ovarian Cancer nine years later in 2014. She has been battling cancer ever since.
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Together, the couple has managed to raise funds to combat ovarian cancer and pediatric cancer.
“To my fans and partners… Sherry and I have made the decision to end our relationship. I will continue supporting Sherry moving forward.
I would ask that you respect our privacy as there will be no further comment about this matter,” Truex said in his statement.
The announcement comes as a big surprise for a relationship that lasted more than 15 years.
Truex Jr. asked for fans to respect their privacy and pointed out that he would continue to support Pollex.
A message from @MartinTruex_Jr on IG:
“Sherry and I have made the decision to end our relationship.” #NASCAR pic.twitter.com/sYjkcUxsM4
— Davey Segal (@DaveyCenter) January 27, 2023
Sherry Pollex speaks out following the breakup
A statement by Sherry Pollex following the breakup hints that the two might not be on good terms.
Pollex posted a story on her Instagram, following Truex Jr.’s announcement, that hints at the reasons behind their split.
“3 things that you need to come to terms with, in life,”. Her list included,
“If they wanted to, they would”,
“No response is a response,”
“Not everybody has the same values, the same goals, or the same heart that you do,”. Pollex shared.