Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux have announced their separation after just 2 and a half years of marriage.
In a statement, the couple said their decision was made at the end of the year.
"We are two best friends who have decided to part ways as a couple, but look forward to continuing our cherished friendship. Normally we would do this privately, but given that the gossip industry cannot resist an opportunity to speculate and invent, we wanted to convey the truth directly. Above all, we are determined to maintain the deep respect and love that we have for one another"
Justin is a cousin of the documentary maker Louis Theroux.
It's believed the paid had been together for four years before their wedding in August 2015.