The former couple announced the news via a lengthy statement, which came just shy of their eighth wedding anniversary. The duo shared no children and began dating back in 2011, before tying the knot in 2013.
Incredibly, the breakup statement sounds more like wedding vows than something negative. Here you go…
“The beginning is often the best part of love. Fireworks, magnets, rebellion — the attraction. The onset signals a wide-open expanse of possibility. Split a burger with someone when you are falling in love, and you can die happily knowing this is your last meal,” she began. The actress included a black and white photo of the former couple kissing.
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She continued, “Buy a bottle of whiskey and share shots, pour me a waterfall. Play that perfect song on the jukebox and dance with someone you have known your whole life, though you met minutes ago. Inherently we fear an ending. To lose what you have because you got what you wanted. To be attached to the expectation of the outcome. The great Unknown.
Adding, “What if we chose not to fear but instead, to love. If that most delicate and vulnerable last flicker to the flame became another type of furnace entirely. Perhaps this will sound strange to some, romantic to others. To us: this is truth.”
This Doesn’t Sound Like A Breakup…
At this point, it takes a sharp turn towards maybe these two are still madly in love with each other, and why don’t they just stay together?! “Our hearts are full, as we have never been so enamored and deeply grateful for one another as we do in this decision to separate. Together, over the last ten years, Michael and I have chosen love, every time. We hold hands as tightly today as we entangled fingers on our wedding day. Our eyes look more deeply into one another, with more courage now. In the process of letting go, we have come to acknowledge that our love will never end. The connection does not simply disappear. The love deepens, the heart expands,” she wrote.
Nicest thing you’ve ever heard?!
Kate including the fact that she knows the “4 am calls are coming” and that “songs will be exchanged to communicate only what songs can do” and they are even planning on doing a movie together after they split. ”