NEW YORK - Brandy is confirming reports that she's split from her husband, Robert Smith, the father of her 1-year-old daughter.
statement released Tuesday by her record company, Atlantic Records, said: "Brandy and her husband are splitting. They will remain friends and raise their daughter jointly."
The 24-year-old singer-actress announced in February 2002 that she had been secretly wed to Smith, a music producer, for several months. Four months later, she gave birth to her first child, daughter Sy'rai. MTV documented the preparations for the birth with the reality series "Brandy-Special Delivery."
A former teen pop princess, Brandy also starred in her own sitcom, "Moesha," from 1996 to 2001. Her latest album, "Full Moon," was released last year.