Fergie and Josh Duhamel Announce Separation After 8 Years of Marriage

Actor Josh Duhamel and singer Fergie pose at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) 2013 Art+Film Gala in Los Angeles, California November 2, 2013. (Reuters)

Fergie and Josh Duhamel announced their separation after eight years of marriage.

“With absolute love and respect we decided to separate as a couple earlier this year,” the couple told People in a joint statement. “To give our family the best opportunity to adjust, we wanted to keep this a private matter before sharing it with the public.”

The statement continued, “We are and will always be united in our support of each other and our family.”

The singer and actor share one son together, Axl, 4.

Fergie, 42, and Duhamel, 44, recently celebrated their eighth wedding anniversary in January.

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SOURCE: Fox News