That was fast!
Rep. Ilhan Omar’s ex-husband has remarried — simply 37 days after their divorce was finalized, based on a report Monday.
Ahmed Hirsi, the daddy of Omar’s three youngsters, tied the knot to nurse Ladan Ahmed in a low-key ceremony in Somalia in a bid to keep away from media scrutiny, the Day by day Mail reported.
Hirsi (D-Minnesota), 39, married Ahmed on Dec. 12 in a Muslim ceremony. The pair at the moment are in Saudi Arabia on their honeymoon, based on the report.
Omar and her husband filed for divorce this previous October amid allegations she was having an affair with DC political advisor Tim Mynett.
Omar and Hirsi formally grew to become single on Nov. 5 and Hirsi, the Mail reported, married his new bride simply 37 days later.
In a photograph shared on Instagram on Jan. 2, Hirsi is smiling subsequent to a girl believed to be his new bride in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Islam’s holiest metropolis.
“I stay up for this new chapter in my life and I ask you all to affix me in celebration,” he captioned the photograph.
The publish has dozens of feedback from buddies wishing the pair congratulations and blessings for his or her marriage.
Omar’s personal alleged lover was seen grinning from ear-to-ear as he walked out of a Washington, DC, divorce court docket on Dec. 19 after formally splitting from his spouse.
In August, The Submit first reported the bombshell allegations that Omar was having an affair with Mynett, who had been on her marketing campaign’s payroll.
Dr. Beth Mynett, now Dr. Beth Jordan, claimed her husband confessed in April that he was having an affair with the Somali-born congresswoman earlier than he ditched her, based on the divorce paperwork.
The pair denied the allegations and Omar insisted in an Aug. 28 interview that she and Hirsi weren’t separated and seeing different individuals.
However one buddy of the couple instructed The Submit that Omar and Hirsi separated in March, and claimed Omar repeatedly requested her husband to file divorce papers.
Hirsi refused, the buddy stated, and instructed Omar if she needed a divorce she ought to file for it herself.
Omar and Hirsi had their very own difficult marital historical past, first changing into engaged in 2002 and marrying in a faith-based ceremony earlier than splitting in 2008.
The subsequent yr, the congresswoman married one other man, earlier than splitting with him in 2011 and getting again with Hirsi and having their third youngster in 2012.
Omar and Hirsi legally wed earlier than she was elected to the US Home of Representatives in 2016, however the marriage would finish in divorce the subsequent yr.