Department and Carney welcomed their first child together, son Rhys, in August 2018 forward of their New Orleans marriage ceremony in April 2019. The songwriter can also be the mom of daughter Owen, whom she welcomed in 2005 with ex-husband Teddy Landau.
“Feeling grateful for my household, my quickly to be three youngsters (!!!), my associates, our well being, and this attractive sunny day spent outdoors due to my unbelievable husband Patrick who slaved away within the kitchen all day and trustworthy to God, made the very best Thanksgiving dinner I believe I’ve ever had,” the then-pregnant “Everywhere” singer wrote by way of Instagram in November 2021, gushing over the Black Keys drummer and her two eldest kids.
Because the pair balanced parenthood and their busy musical careers, the Arizona native and Carney eventually expanded their family again in February 2022.
“Welcome to the world, candy Willie lady ❤️ Willie Jacquet Carney was born on 2/2/22. She’s named after Patrick’s grandmother Willie Madge and has my mom’s maiden identify/my center identify,” Department wrote by way of Instagram on the time whereas saying her second little lady’s arrival. “We’re so in love.”
Almost two years earlier than Willie’s start, the “Breathe” artist revealed she suffered a miscarriage.
“Simply once we have been rounding third and heading residence (A baseball metaphor?! I do know.) 2020 was like, ‘Nah, I ain’t executed but,’” she wrote by way of Instagram in December 2020. “December determined to actually end us off with a bang! No, actually. A bomb went off in downtown Nashville yesterday. And to additional twist a dagger in my coronary heart, I experienced my first miscarriage (ugh! Motherf–ker!).”
After three years of marriage — and simply six months after welcoming their second child together — Department and Carney known as it quits in August 2022.
“To say that I’m completely devastated doesn’t even come near describing how I really feel for myself and for my household. The rug has been utterly pulled from beneath me and now I need to work out easy methods to transfer ahead,” the mom of three told Us Weekly in a statement at the time. “With such babies, I ask for privateness and kindness.”
The “Right here With Me” performer — who initially met Carney in 2015 while collaborating on her Hopeless Romantic album — was arrested the same day she announced her breakup after an alleged altercation together with her estranged husband. Us confirmed on the time that Department had been taken into custody in Nashville following a doable home disturbance.
In line with a police report obtained by Us on the time, Carney claimed that the songstress slapped him throughout an argument. Department told the arresting officers that the twosome have been having “martial points” and had been arguing. She was later launched on $1,000 bond and the case was dismissed.
In September 2022, Us confirmed that the twosome hit pause on their divorce as they attempted to reconcile.