Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have announced they’re getting a divorce.

 

 

“After much thought and careful consideration,” reads a joint statement from the couple, “we have made the difficult decision to divorce. We go forward with love and friendship for one another and a commitment to co-parenting our children whose privacy we ask to be respected during this difficult time.”

“This will be our only comment on this private, family matter. Thank you for understanding.”

 

 

Affleck and Garner got married in 2005 and have three children together: two daughters and a son. They began dating in 2004 after they worked together on Pearl Harbor (2001) and Daredevil (2003).

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They became engaged in April 2005 and were married two months later in June during a private