U.S. - After eight years of marriage, Fergie and Josh Duhamel separated in January and now are confirming it publicly.
“With absolute love and respect we decided to separate as a couple earlier this year,” the couple said in a joint statement sent to USA TODAY by her publicist, Luke Burland, and his publicist, Ruth Bernstein.
"To give our family the best opportunity to adjust, we wanted to keep this a private matter before sharing it with the public. We are and will always be united in our support of each other and our family.”
As recently as January, the couple were together celebrating their wedding anniversary in Instagram pictures: "8 years! Love you, babe," he posted.
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