Hollywood couple Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony have announced that they are separating after seven years of marriage.
“We have decided to end our marriage,” the couple said in a statement. “This was a very difficult decision. We have come to an amicable conclusion on all matters.
“It is a painful time for all involved and we appreciate the respect of our privacy at this time.”
Lopez, 41, and Anthony, 42, got married in June 2004 and have 3-year-old twins, Max and Emme.
This was Lopez’s third marriage and Anthony’s second.