Pilates guru and creator of the popular ‘Megaformer’ pilates machine, Sebastien Lagree, has filed for divorce from his wife Danielle.
According to legal documents, obtained by The Blast, Sebastian filed to end his marriage today in Los Angeles County Court. The fitness guru cited “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for filing.
According to reports, Sebastien and Danielle married 34 days after meeting at a Studio City bar, work together in the fitness business.
Lagree is also a trainer many celebrities in Hollywood, dubbed by The New York Times as “torturer to the stars.” He invented the famous “Legree Method” of Pilates that blends Pilates, cardio and strength training.
The Pilates guru’s clients include Jennifer Aniston, Ashley Graham, and Bella Thorne.
Legree also invented the popular ‘Megaformer’ Pilates machine, which is now used universally by many of those who teach the popular form of working out. According to reports, there are more than 350 licensee studios in 30 countries.
Danielle Lagree is a former Penthouse Pet, who works in the fitness industry with her now estranged husband. In a recent interview, it was reported she was also getting into the supplement business.
“Lagree Fitness is always evolving. It’s a very different workout than it was when I started it 20 years ago, and that’s because of the equipment,” Lagree said in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter.
He continued, “The success of the method gave me access to more resources, which has continuously allowed me to reexamine my machines and how people are using them, along with current fitness industry trends, and redefine the workout by creating new machinery.”
This isn’t Lagree’s first divorce, according to the NYT, his first wife was a client in his gym who he shares two children. The report claims he lost his Melrose Avenue studio to his second wife, Carrie Minter.
Danielle has not yet responded to the divorce filing. It’s unclear if the couple has a prenuptial agreement.