Celebrity Tichina Arnold and Rico Hines Are Divorcing By Melody Chiu Melody Chiu Instagram Twitter Melody Chiu is a Senior Editor for PEOPLE. She has been with the brand since 2009, editing, writing and reporting across all entertainment verticals. She oversees PEOPLE's music and events coverage and has written cover stories on Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Melissa McCarthy, Blake Shelton and Sandra Oh. The Los Angeles native graduated from the University of Southern California and has appeared on Extra!, The Talk, Access Hollywood and Good Morning America. People Editorial Guidelines Published on January 14, 2016 06:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Joey Foley/FilmMagic Tichina Arnold and Rico Hines are ending their marriage, the actress’s rep confirms exclusively to PEOPLE. The Happily Divorced actress and the former Golden State Warriors assistant coach wed in Hawaii in 2012 in front of 70 guests. “We both wanted a wedding that was reflective of our personalities and our normal everyday lifestyles – and that is good friends, good food and good fun,” she told Essence at the time. “It’s a sordid tale,” says a source close to Arnold about the split. Arnold has one daughter, Alijah Kai, 11, with music producer Carvin Haggins.