Maya Karin Registers Marriage and Later Divorce with Husband Steven Shorthose ?
Maya Karin’s husband British-born Steven David Shorthose, who is Muslim name is Muhammad Ali Abdullah, confirmed today that the pair will be divorcing soon.
He said that his marriage with Maya in Italy two years ago was not registered in Malaysia. Therefore it had to be registered first before they can go ahead with the divorce proceedings.
Maya Karin and husband, Steven Shorthose during happier times
Maya Karin, the high-profile actress cum popular television host, arrived at the Syariah Court at 2pm yesterday to register her marriage. Dressed in floral baju kurung and a white tudung, she appeared relaxed and was smiling to reporters outside the court.
The pair who came and left separately declined to comment on their marriage status yesterday even when harassed by reporters outside the court.
An officer at the court confirmed that Maya Karin was present at the court to register her marriage to Muhammad Ali. “There were no discussions concerning divorce. This therefore confirms they are husband and wife”, said the officer.
The couple who got married on August 14, 2008 at Villa Corte de Lago, Italy refused to speak to the press.