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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner split after ten years of marriage

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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are to divorce after 10 years of marriage (Invision/AP)

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are to divorce after 10 years of marriage (Invision/AP)

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have been married for nine years after jetting off to a secret wedding in 2005 after meeting on the set of Daredevil.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have been married for nine years after jetting off to a secret wedding in 2005 after meeting on the set of Daredevil.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner

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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are to divorce after 10 years of marriage (Invision/AP)

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have called time on their decade-long marriage.

The pair, who celebrated their anniversary yesterday, have been together for ten years,

The couple confirmed in a brief statement today that they were to part ways.

It is reported that they are working out property and custody issues before officially filing the papers.

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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner

They will share joint custody of their three children, aged between three and nine.

The couple 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."

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