“It’s been hard,” she told British Vogue in 2017. “But I choose to focus on the values that I share with my husband, and those are the same liberal values that I was raised with and that have guided me throughout my life.”
"I met my man in 2012. I was 19 years old," Karlie went on during an appearance on Watch What Happens Live earlier this year. "It was 2012. It was a different world. And my man and I have been through a lot together. I'm so proud that he's my partner. It's not been easy, but it's worth it and I'd make that same decision a million times again."