Mia Khalifa divides opinion with marriage advice urging people to 'leave these men’
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Former adult film star, Mia Khalifa, has divided the internet with her controversial marriage advice arguing people are not 'stuck' with their spouses.
Now 30-years-old, Khalifa married her first husband, her high-school boyfriend, in 2011.
The couple decided to go their separate ways just a couple of years later, and in 2019 she tied the knot with professional chef, Robert Sandberg.
Khalifa and Sandberg were together for just one year before they separated in 2020, and she later got engaged again, but called things off before the wedding.
With all of that under her belt, Khalifa described herself on TikTok as the 'Tom Brady' of the marriage game.
"Married at 18. Divorced at 21. Second marriage. Married at 25. Divorced at 28. Third engagement.
Engaged at 29. Ended it at 30, but I kept the ring. I’m still keeping Tom Brady on his toes," Khalifa said.
The performer went on to insist women should 'not be afraid to leave these men'.
"We are not stuck with these people," Khalifa continued. "Marriage is not a sanctimonious thing. It is paperwork. It is a commitment you make to someone, but if you feel like you’re not getting anything from that commitment and you’re trying, you got to go. You got to go. You have to go.
"I know it’s difficult to fill out paperwork, and to make appointments and to do all of these things, but this your f**king life, you want to be stuck with someone?"
Khalifa's post quickly went viral, with many people responding to share their thoughts on her bold comments.
A lot viewers argued it wasn't as simple as 'paperwork' if there are kids involved, while others just outright disagreed with Khalifa's view on the commitment, with one saying: "absolutely not. marriage is absolutely sanctimonious."
Other viewers, however, were more supportive of Khalifa's opinion, with one fan commenting: "Marriage never comes above your own personal worth. No one needs to be settling for situations that don't serve them. All power to you, Miss K."
After sparking debate on her video, Khalifa responded to some of the comments to further back her point.
When it came to the question of kids, Khalifa indicated it was wrong to 'teach them to put up with things simply for the betterment of someone else'.
As for the cost of a divorce, the performer argued it seemed 'way more expensive' to 'sacrifice your independence, and your freedom, and your peace of mind, and your happiness for a little financial stability'.
Khalifa's advice might not be for everyone, but I suppose the beauty of TikTok is that if you don't like it, you can simply scroll away.