Samantha Steenwijk and her wife Daisy did indeed go through a relationship crisis a few years ago. The singer confirms this on Wednesday after reports from gossip vlogger Yvonne Coldeweijer, who claimed that Daisy would have had an affair. Steenwijk finds it annoying that details from her private life have come out.
“Yesterday a private situation from our past was made public, which we want to say something about once,” Steenwijk said on social media. “My wife Daisy and I have been together for sixteen years. Like any relationship, we have had our ups and downs. A few years ago Daisy told me that she had cheated on her. That was very painful and caused a lot of grief.”
For Steenwijk it is now “a long time ago”. “This is a closed book for us,” she continues. “If something is true, something is true, even if the details of the information that came out were not quite right. We would have preferred to keep this private. Raising this has no added value at all.”
The singer calls the incident “the deepest valley we have been in”. “But we have always believed in our love and have come out of this much stronger.”
According to Steenwijk, her privacy has been violated “without any social interest being served”. “We find it most painful that there are people who enjoy other people’s suffering and that this is the way we treat each other in our society,” she concludes. “We are still very happy together and plan to remain so. And by…”