Sylvester Stallone shares family photos amid divorce in birthday tribute to daughter Sophia

Sylvester Stallone shares family photos amid divorce in birthday tribute to daughter Sophia. https://www.instagram.com/p/ChzNxviOsRj/?hl=en.

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Sylvester Stallone is celebrating his daughter Sophia Rose’s 26th birthday — and he’s doing it with some family photos.

On Sunday, the Rocky The actor shared family photos of himself, Sofia and Jennifer Flavin in honor of his daughter’s special day, which took place on Saturday.

“A VERY HAPPY BELATED BIRTH TO MY VERY SPECIAL DAUGHTER, SOFIA!!” Stallone, 76, wrote in the Instagram caption alongside a carousel of family pictures amid ongoing divorce news between himself and Flavin, 54, that broke this week.

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In one snap, Stallone and Sofia were seen beaming big smiles as they posed next to a golf cart as the two enjoyed some father-daughter time.

Another photo shows a selfie of Stallone, Sofia and Flavin as the group sit in what appears to be a vehicle. The trio was portrayed in great spirits.

Another image in the post again shows the trio dressed to the nines while posing for the camera.

On Saturday, Flavin also honored her daughter’s milestone by posting photos of Sofia and a throwback photo of the mother-daughter duo, but did not feature any images of Stallone.

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Sofia’s celebratory posts from the former couple came after Flavin filed for divorce from Stallone last Friday.

She filed a petition “for dissolution of marriage and other relief” from the actor in a court in Palm Beach County, Florida.

The couple married in 1997 after first meeting in 1988 at a restaurant in Beverly Hills, California. Last May, they celebrated 25 years of marriage, with Stallone praising Flavin as an “incredibly selfless, dedicated, patient, woman.” Flavin wrote in a now-deleted post, “Our marriage gets better every year! I can’t wait to spend the rest of our lives together!”

Sylvester Stallone shares family photos amid divorce in birthday tribute to daughter Sophia.  https://www.instagram.com/p/ChzNxviOsRj/?hl=en.

Sylvester Stallone shares family photos amid divorce in birthday tribute to daughter Sophia. https://www.instagram.com/p/ChzNxviOsRj/?hl=en.

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In addition to Sofia, the former couple have two other daughters, Scarlett, 20, and Sistine, 24. Stallone is also father to son Seargeoh from his previous marriage to Sasha Czack. Sage’s older son, who he also shared with Czack, died in 2012.

In an exclusive statement to PEOPLE last week, Flavin said she will “always cherish” her relationship with Stallone.

“I regret to announce that after 25 years of marriage, I have filed for divorce from my husband, Sylvester Stallone. While we will no longer be married, I will always cherish the more than 30-year relationship we shared and I know we are both devoted to our beautiful daughters,” she said.

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“I’m asking for privacy for our family as we move forward amicably,” the model added.

Stallone also told PEOPLE, “I love my family. We are dealing with these personal issues amicably and privately.”

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