Robin Thicke and Paula Patton are calling it quits. The celebrity couple has decided mutually decided that they are getting divorced.
One of Paula’s representatives confirmed on Monday that Paula and Robin are ending their nine year marriage.
Why are Robin Thicke and Paula Patton getting divorced?
Thicke, 36, and Patton, 38, first met when they were teenagers. The celebrity couple had a son together, Julian Fuego Thicke, in 2010.
We will always love each other and be best friends, however, we have mutually decided to separate at this time,” the entertainers said in a joint statement.
Singer Robin Thicke’s career took off last year with his breakthrough song “Blurred Lines,” which was nominated for several Grammy Awards. The California native Thicke is signed with the recording label Interscope Records. Robins father, actor Alan Thicke played the father on the hit television show Growing Pains.
Actress Paula Patton has starred in the films “Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol,” ”Idlewild,” and “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire.”Patton also made numerous appearances in Thicke’s music videos, including “Lost Without U” and “Love After War.” Robin has said multiple time that Paula was the inspiration behind most of his music, and she appeared on the cover of his 2003 debut, “A Beautiful World.”
Now the couple has mutually decided to abruptly end their marriage.
Why are Robin Thicke and Paula Patton getting divorced? The celebrity couple calls it quits.
The Associated Press contributed to this story.