The Hummels' credo has always been clear in recent years: we stick together as a family. Cathy Hummels and her footballer ex Mats demonstrated again and again how well they get along despite being in love. They also didn't say a word about the reason for the separation. Until now.
In her new documentary "Cathy Hummels – Everything at the beginning" (November 16 at 8:15 p.m. on RTL2), the presenter and influencer speaks right at the beginning about one of the hardest times in her life. "We tried to avoid the breakup," she explains. "But in the end it was Mats who said: 'I can't do it anymore'," reveals the Munich native.
The crux of the marriage was Hummel's move to Dortmund again when he switched from FC Bayern Munich to BVB. His wife didn't want to go with him at the time. "The reason I didn't go was because I lived in Dortmund for eight and a half years and just had two very severe depressions," she reveals in her documentary.
"Mats expected or wished that I would be in Dortmund more often," she explains. "I know what I need and I had a choice: either I lose him or I lose myself," she explains, close to tears. The traditional family pattern - the woman stays at home, the man earns the money - was no longer feasible for Hummels.
In the documentary, she makes it clear that she wants to stand on her own two feet. The Munich native is also striving for financial independence.
You can see how Cathy Hummels goes on her first date after the divorce and wants to fulfill her acting dreams in Los Angeles on November 16 at 8:15 p.m. on RTL2.
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