Channing Tatum and his wife Jenna Dewan Tatum say they have decided to “lovingly separate as a couple” after nearly nine years of marriage.
The couple broke the news in a joint statement on their social media handles on Monday night, saying there are no salacious details behind the split. They say they are best friends who have decided their relationship has run its course.
“We have lovingly chosen to seperate as a couple. We fell deeply in love so many years ago and have had a magical journey together.”
The note further reads, “There are no secrets nor salacious events at th root of our decision – just two best friends realising it’s time to take some space and help each other live the most joyous, fulfilled lives as possible.”
The two met on the set of the 2006 dance movie ‘Step Up’ and married in 2009. They have a 4-year-old daughter together.
Tatum has starred in box office hits like ‘Magic Mike’ and ’21 Jump Street’.