(FOX NEWS) - Fergie and Josh Duhamel announced their separation after eight years of marriage.
"With absolute love and respect we decided to separate as a couple earlier this year," the couple told People in joint statement. "To give our family the best opportunity to adjust, we wanted to keep this a private matter before sharing it with the public."
The statement continued, "We are and will always be united in our support of each other and our family."
The singer and actor share one son together, Axl, 4.
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