Channing Tatum Reveals Devastating News About His Actress Wife of 9 Years

Actor Channing Tatum announced on Monday that he and wife of 9 years, Jenna Dewan Tatum, are getting divorced.

The couple penned a heartbreaking joint statement explaining they have “lovingly chosen to separate as a couple.”

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“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,” the couple said in the statement.

Apparently, the decision was entirely mutual and was not sparked by “salacious events” like so many Hollywood romances that end in divorce.

“There are no secrets nor salacious events at the root of our decision — just two best-friends realizing it’s time to take some space and help each other live the most joyous, fulfilled lives as possible,” the statement added.

Read the full statement Channing Tatum and his soon-to-be ex-wife provided to People Magazine:

“Hey world!

So…We have something we would like to share.

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 realizing 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. Sending lots of love to everyone, Chan&Jenna.”

The Hollywood couple was instantly adored by fans after they met on the set of “Step Up” over a decade ago. They got married years later in 2009.

They have a 5-year-old daughter named Everly whom they will continue to raise together.

We wish them the best of luck in their next life chapter.

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