Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and TV journalist Reham Khan have divorced with mutual consent after 10 months of marriage, PTI spokesperson Naeemul Haq said Friday.

A source close to the PTI chairman, who asked not to be named, said the two were “just not getting along.”

“She wanted to get involved with politics and that is not what Khan wanted at all. She just did not want to sit at home,” he told

“There were teething problems as well over other issues which were being resolved but this was a major issue — she wanted to get into politics and was not ready to back down.”

Imran Khan’s Emotional Tweet on his Divorce with Reham Khan

Reham Khan Confirms her Divorce with Imran Khan on Twitter

In a series of tweets, Imran Khan wrote that the divorce is painful for him;

Despite several attempts, Reham could not be reached for a comment, but posted an announcement of the divorce on Twitter:

The PTI chairman and television journalist Reham Khan had tied the knot in a simple nikkah ceremony which took place in January this year at Khan’s Bani Gala residence.