FORMER Mr. Olympia winner and well-known bodybuilder Shawn Rhoden passed away suddenly on Saturday, November 6, 2021.
Shawn rhoden is survived by his daughter, Cora, and his ex-wife, known as Michelle Sugar.
Who is Michelle, Shawn Rhoden’s ex-wife?
Not much is known about Shawn Rhoden and Michelle’s marriage, other than the fact that they got married in 2018 and divorced shortly thereafter.
The divorce was allegedly caused by personal issues and allegations of fraud.
In July 2015, Michelle gave birth to Cora, her and Shawn’s daughter.
According to Michelle’s Instagram profile, she is the owner of Sugar in Santa Barbara.
Sugar is an all-natural hair removal salon, specializing in full body hair removal. Sugar is a means of removing hair with a wax-like substance made from sugar and a mixture of other natural ingredients.
Michelle has 16.2,000 Instagram followers and often posts photos of her family.
She is currently dating Ben Kirkwood, a real estate agent in Santa Barbara, California.
Shawn Rhoden and Michelle co-parent their daughter Cora?
Although the couple broke up, they continued to co-parent their daughter Cora until Shawn’s untimely death at the age of 46.
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On April 2, 2020, Michelle took to her Instagram to share her thoughts on co-parenting their daughter.
Captioning a picture of the exes holding Cora’s hand, Michelle wrote:
“Co-parenting is difficult. In fact, it’s the hardest thing I have ever had to do. I feel like people don’t often talk about co-parenting and if they do, they are. negatives about it.
“When two people try to make their relationship work with counseling and prayer in order to keep the family unit together but ultimately decide to go their separate ways, it’s hard on everyone. It’s so much harder when you have a child. together!”
The business owner continued:
“The best thing for your child is to have both parents. Sharing is hard, folks! We learn to share as we grow up, but sharing your kids is absolutely the hardest thing. Always try to put your pride aside and always have your child’s best interests in mind.
“Your child needs parents who love and care for them. Both parents must learn to share and come to an agreement on what is best for their children.”
What was the cause of Shawn Rhoden’s death?
Shawn Rhoden was reported to have suffered a heart attack on November 6, 2021.
Rhoden’s assistant Chris Aceto has reportedly confirmed the death to close friends and family.
Shawn Rhoden was a bodybuilder who was best known for his Mr. Olympia title in 2018.
He was born in Jamaica, and became the oldest person to win Mr. Olympia at the age of 43.
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