After months of speculation, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have publicly announced that they are divorcing one day after their 10th wedding anniversary.
In a statement released by the Hollywood couple, they said:
“After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce. We go forward with love and friendship for one another and a commitment to co-parenting our children whose privacy we ask to be respected during this difficult time. This will be our only comment on this private, family matter. Thank you for understanding.”
The couple starred alongside each other in the 2003 film, Daredevil and began dating in late 2004. They were married on June 29th, 2005 whilst Jennifer was pregnant with their eldest child. They have three children together, daughters Violet and Seraphina and son, Sam.