Step Up famed Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum have decided to split after eight years of marriage.
The couple took to Instagram to announce their separation in a joint statement that read, “First off, it feels odd that we have to share this kind of thing with everyone, but it’s a consequence of the lives we’ve chosen to lead, which we also happen to be deeply grateful for.
“We’re living in an incredible moment in time, but it’s also a time where truth can easily get distorted into ‘alternative facts’. So we want to share the truth so you know that if you didn’t read it here then it’s most certainly fiction.
“We have lovingly chosen to separate as a couple. We fell deeply in love so many years ago and have had a magical journey together. Absolutely nothing has changed about how much we love one another, but love is a beautiful adventure that is taking us on different paths for now.
“There are no secrets nor salacious events at the 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. We are still a family and will always be loving dedicated parents to Everly. We won’t be commenting beyond this, and we thank you all in advance for respecting our family’s privacy.”
The fans are heartbroken.
#ChanningTatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum are separating, which means love is a lie and nothing is real. If you need me I'll be watching every single Step Up movie ever made, and crying like a girl whose public school didn't have professional dance teachers.— Grocery Store Joe 2.0🌹 (@JRodgersHair) April 3, 2018
Please excuse me while I go and cry on beat while watching Step Up on repeat for the rest of the week :'( Love you forever the couple that once was Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum #channingtatum #channingandjenna pic.twitter.com/XeDAUbIreH— Nola Thee Journalist (@NolaMarianna) April 3, 2018
The pair met in 2006 while filming Step Up and started dating shortly after. They tied the knot on July 11, 2009 in a private ceremony in Malibu and welcomed daughter, Everly, on May 31, 2013.
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