Josh Duhamel and Fergie Split After 8 Years Of Marriage

Fergie and Josh Duhamel

Happily ever after doesn’t seem to exist for Hollywood couples. In the latest celebrity breakup, Josh Duhamel and Fergie have announced their separation.

The actor and songstress announced their breakup to The statement reveals the 8-year marriage has been over for a while.

“With absolute love and respect we decided to separate as a couple earlier this year,” said the 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. We are and will always be united in our support of each other and our family.”

The couple celebrated their eighth anniversary back in January and both posted sweet messages to each other on their Instagram accounts.  Fergie and Josh have a 4-year-old son, Axl.

happy 8th anniversary to my bae 💋💋

A post shared by Fergie (@fergie) on

8 years!! Love you babe.

A post shared by Josh Duhamel (@joshduhamel) on

A source told Us Weekly the couple had been experiencing problems for a while and Josh had moved out sometime in the Spring. They are also reporting that the celebrity couple were trying for a second child