It’s Official – Josh Duhamel and Fergie Have Filed for Divorce

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Josh Duhamel and Fergie finalize divorce
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If you weren’t paying close attention, you might have thought that actor Josh Duhamel and music star Fergie have been divorced for quite a while. Yet, in fact, for the past two years, the couple have just been separated.

Well, that is, until now.

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It wasn’t until last Friday (May 31) that the once love-struck Fergie officially filed for divorce from Duhamel, nearly two years after the couple first announced their separation. The required divorce papers were file in California.

“With absolute love and respect we decided to separate as a couple earlier this year,” Fergie and Duhamel said in a statement given to Entertainment Tonight. “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.”

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Indeed, the two have long agreed on their love for their 5-year-old son Axl. In fact, the “Big Girls Don’t Cry” singer recently shared a pic of her and her son on her Instagram page with the words ‘Happy Sonday.”

Here’s hoping that these two can now put these hard times behind them and remain friends for their son’s sake.

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Happy Sonday 💙💙 #axljack

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