Gavin DeGraw Speaks About Brooks Laich & Julianne Hough's Marriage Amid Marital Issues Rumors

Last Friday, podcast co-host Gavin DeGraw, 42, attended the MusiCares Person of the Year tribute in Los Angeles. There he shared about his co-host and athlete Brooks Laich who is surrounded by rumors that there are problems in his marriage.

Speaking about the professional hockey player, DeGraw said: “You know, he’s doing very well,” before adding that the star was “doing absolutely great.” The singer did, however, admit that he didn’t know much about Laich, 36, and Julianne Hough’s marriage.

The “I Don’t Want to Be” revealed that his co-host hadn’t been very forthcoming about his marriage. DeGraw could only share this: “So everything seems healthy and fine.”

Brooks Laich and Julianne Hough at the Paint & Sip & Help event on October 12, 2017, in Los Angeles, California | Photo: Tiffany Rose/Getty Images

Brooks Laich and Julianne Hough at the Paint & Sip & Help event on October 12, 2017, in Los Angeles, California | Photo: Tiffany Rose/Getty Images

Laich & Hough are facing marital problems

According to reports, the famous couple has been having marital issues since December 2019. On January 8, 2020, it was revealed that the Canadian athlete and the “Dancing with the Stars” alum were going through some difficulties.

A source said the couple was “were having problems.” An insider claimed that everyone knew something wasn’t right between Laich and Hough, 31.

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It is with the heaviest heart that I share with you the passing of our beloved dogs Lexi and Harley. Their tragic passing has left my wife and I heartbroken. Lexi and Harley were not just pets to us, they were our children, and we loved them as such. They were the purest example of love that I have ever seen. They showed me that true love did exist in the world. The way they loved their mom @juleshough and the way she loved them back was the first time I knew that there was hope for me to have love in my life. And they accepted me into their little family, and helped me become a dad for the first time. The past 2 weeks have been filled with tears of sorrow, and tears of joy. The immense pain we feel by their loss is due to the overwhelming love we had for them. Every single beautiful part of them will be missed, but we trust that they are in a better place now, and can still feel their presence in our hearts. I want to thank the many people who have helped see us through the past 2 weeks. The outpouring of love and support we have received from our family and friends has helped heal our hearts. I am eternally grateful for everyone who has held space for my wife and I to grieve and mourn. There are too many names to list, but you all know who you are, and know that we couldn’t have made it through this without each and everyone of you. In the most sincere way possible, thank you very much. Thank you to @kristysowin, @derekhough, and @camilaforeroo for going above and beyond what we could ever imagine asking of you. There simply are no words to express our gratitude, we love you deeply and are so grateful for you. Thank you to my wife for allowing me to share in their world, and trusting me to be their dad. I wasn’t perfect, but I loved them with every ounce of my heart. And thank you Lexi and Harley, for teaching me grace, softening my heart, and showing me love. You are perfect, and may you Rest In Peace. ❤️🐶🐼🐺💑❤️

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Hough seen without wedding ring

The rumors were intensified on December 31, when the professional dancer was seen without her wedding ring. She was spotted without the ring while co-hosting NBC’s New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly.

Instagram videos that were shared on December 24 and January 3, also showed the star without her wedding band.  On January 9, the pair appeared to be in a much better space.

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Such a fun night last night at the @iheartradio Podcast Awards! Our podcast @howmenthinkpodcast was honored as the greatest podcast of all time, and we are deeply humbled by that! Ok that was a pure lie haha, our podcast didn’t win any awards last night, but we did get to see our fellow co-host @gavindegraw perform! In all truth, doing this podcast has been an incredible journey. We went into it with the mission to create a platform that helps level up young men, and the responses we’ve gotten from our listeners (men and women) have been overwhelmingly kind. Thank you to all our faithful listeners. We always appreciate your feedback and engagement in our community, and we hope we have inspired you in some way to have deep and meaningful conversations in your circle of life. For anyone who hasn’t listened yet, check out our show at @howmenthinkpodcast and you can download it anywhere you get your podcasts. A new episode drops every Monday morning, and we would love to have you join our community! Cheers! 🎙

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Couple spotted at airport

The couple was seen hugging outside of the Hollywood Burbank Airport in Los Angeles. In November 2019, Laich and Hough went on a couple’s getaway before it was confirmed that they were having problems in their marriage.

Brooks & Julianne went on a getaway

Derek Hough and his girlfriend, Hayley Erbert, met with them at the Nobu Hotel Los Cabos. The couples were also joined by “Dancing with the Stars” alum Brooke Burke and her boyfriend Scott Rigsby.

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Every Monday we drop a new episode of our @howmenthinkpodcast. The episode we released today was one of my all-time favorites! We compiled a list of questions from our listeners, cut them out and put them all into a hat - then drew questions from the hat. The 2 rules in this discussion: 1) you can’t skip a question you pull 2) you have to tell the truth We got into some very interesting topics about, and for, both men and women. I even spoke about a new concept I’m learning about called “pleasure first” - which is part of my journey in 2020. Check out today’s episode by clicking the link in my bio, or by searching “How Men Think” wherever you get your podcasts! There’s a ton of insight and value in today’s episode, plus it’s always funny to listen to what @gavindegraw has to say! Give it listen, and let me know what you think! 🎙 @howmenthinkpodcast

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Couple went with others on getaway

The couple appeared to enjoy the outing as they were seen soaking up the sun while sipping drinks near their private cabanas. They later went to join up with Mario and Courtney Lopez, Erika Christensen and actress Dania Ramirez for dinner at Nobu restaurant.

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