Thursday 24 May 2018

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announce separation

Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston
Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston

Associated Press Reporter

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are separating.

The couple said in a statement released through her publicist that the decision to split "was mutual and lovingly made at the end of last year".

Aniston and Theroux were engaged in August of 2012 and married in August of 2015. They have no children.

The couple's statement said they would have handled their separation privately, but they wanted to counter tabloid speculation and "convey the truth directly".

The 87th Academy Awards – Arrivals – Los Angeles
The 87th Academy Awards – Arrivals – Los Angeles
Jennifer Aniston in the Gucci belt
Actor Jennifer Aniston (L) and Justin Theroux attend Jason Bateman's star unveiling ceremony on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, on July 26, 2017, in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACONVALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images
Actor Jennifer Aniston (L) and Justin Theroux attend Jason Bateman's star unveiling ceremony on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, on July 26, 2017, in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACONVALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images
(L-R) Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston attend the Louis Vuitton's Dinner for the Launch of Bags by Artist Jeff Koons at Musee du Louvre on April 11, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)

They say they intend to maintain love and respect for each other.

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