R&B singer Monica and her husband Shannon Brown are allegedly separated, according to a new report. Monica and Shannon both appear on the new season of TI and Tiny's Family Hustle.

But according to one top Atlanta insider - the couple have been separated for months.

The website Sandra Rose explained that Shannon and Monica are separated, and it gave reasoning:

This is my observation based on Monica and the children’s body language when she mentions Shannon. There is one scene where the children sit at the dining room table picking at their food. Monica mentions Shannon to her youngest daughter, Laiyah, and the look on Laiyah’s face is like that look a child gives you when she hasn’t seen her daddy in a minute.

The website added, "Monica and Shannon are not living together."

Monica and her husband Shannon met when the former NBA star starred in the music video for her song, “Love All Over Me” in 2010. The couple secretly tied the knot in November of that year and have in the glow of love ever since. They have one child together, a daughter Laiyah.

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Earlier this year Monica said in an Essence Magazine interview something that probably foreshadowed this separation...

“You have to think of the children first at all times and the reality is, if it’s not about them it’s not up for discussion. We have to tuck our feeling in as a blended family and say ‘okay what would be best’ and what’s the best way,” she said.