On Saturday night, Roger Matthews and Jersey Shore cast member Jenni “JWOWW” Farley went out to dinner in celebration of their third wedding anniversary.
The setting looked romantic and the two sides both looked pretty happy.
But there was just one small detail that seemed a bit off about this evening out…
… Matthews and Farley are getting a divorce.
In late September, it was revealed that Farley filed documents for this sort of legal split in Ocean City, New Jersey, citing “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the break-up.
The official complaint read as follows:
The Plaintiff and the Defendant have irreconcilable differences which have caused the breakdown of the marriage for a period of at least six months which make it appear that the marriage should be dissolved and that there is no prospect of reconciliation.
There have been no reports since of infidelity by either party.
It mostly seems as if Farley’s busy schedule, exacerbated by new seasons of Jersey Shore: Vacation, simply got in the way of the couple spending quality time together.
But Matthews has been adamant that he can win Farley back over — and that appears to have been his intention behind this anniversary-themed dinner date.
“Rome wasn’t built in a day,” he wrote as a caption to the first image in this article.
This is a pretty clear reference to Matthews committing himself to reconciling with his estranged wife, no matter how long it may take.
Simply put, said Matthews in an Instagram video after news of the divorce went viral, “I am going to win my wife back.”
He added at the time:
“I’m going to win her affection back, I am going to win her love back.
“I have no intentions on being a single dad. We’re in counseling so there is hope. It ain’t over ‘till the fat lady sings.”
Farley and Matthews share two kids, a daughter named Meilani and a son named Greyson.
“Praying for a better tomorrow,” Roger captioned his aforementioned, continuing:
“Sorry world, I’m taking a day off from praying for you today and I’m just gonna pray for my family. Hope springs eternal.”
He sure does sound sad and sincere.
However, a source recently said that Farley has no intention of rekindling this romantic flame.
“She was just unhappy, and she wasn’t in love with him anymore,” this source told Radar Online a day after the split was confirmed, adding:
“Roger has been trying everything he can to change her mind, but her mind is made up. She’s done.”
Is she, however?
Along with the date photo above, Roger posted a video of the still-husband and wife from their evening out.
They are walking to a white, pink flower-adorned horse-drawn carriage in the footage.
“The horse, oh my God,” JWOWW says.
“Your chariot awaits,” Mathews responds. “Let me get that door for you, babe. Happy anniversary.”
“Oh, why thank you. Look at that,” JWOWW then said, spotting a bouquet of flowers.
“These are for you,” Mathews replies.
So… what do you think, folks?
Might there be some hope here after all?