Jenna Dewan Announces Split From Channing Tatum After 8 Years of Marriage

Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum have announced their decision to separate after eight years of marriage. The 37-year-old American actor and the 37-year-old American actress and dancer met on the set of ‘Step Up’ in 2006 and they got married in 2009.

Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum 2008 Teen Choice Awards held at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City on August 3, 2008 and at the world premiere 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' held at Odeon Leicester Square in London, England, on September 18, 2017Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum 2008 Teen Choice Awards held at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City on August 3, 2008 and at the world premiere ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ held at Odeon Leicester Square in London, England, on September 18, 2017

They are the parents of a daughter named Everly, who will turn five next month. Jenna and Channing made their separation official on Instagram:

Hey world! So… We have something we would like to share. First off, it feels odd that we have to share this kind of thing with everyone, but it’s a consequence of the lives we’ve chosen to lead, which we also happen to be deeply grateful for. We’re living in an incredible moment in time, but it’s also a time where truth can easily get distorted into ‘alternative facts’ 😉 So we want to share the truth so you know that if you didn’t read it here then it’s most certainly fiction.

We have lovingly chosen to separate as a couple. We fell deeply in love so many years ago and have had a magical journey together. Absolutely nothing has changed about how much we love one another, but love is a beautiful adventure that is taking us on different paths for now. There are no secrets nor salacious events at the root of our decision — just two best-friends realizing it’s time to take some space and help each other live the most joyous, fulfilled lives as possible. We are still a family and will always be loving dedicated parents to Everly. We won’t be commenting beyond this, and we thank you all in advance for respecting our family’s privacy.

Sending lots of love to everyone, Chan&Jenna.

Last month, we spotted Jenna out celebrating St Patrick’s Day with her daughter. She rocked sneakers from Aquazzura‘s ‘Cosmic’ collection that are embellished with silver stars and embossed versions along the sole.

Jenna Dewan Tatum with daughter, Everly Tatum, wearing a green shamrock on St Patrick's DayJenna Dewan Tatum with daughter, Everly Tatum, wearing a green shamrock on St Patrick’s Day as they walk in Los Angeles, California, on March 17, 2018

Jenna Dewan Tatum wearing sneakers from Aquazzura's 'Cosmic' collectionJenna Dewan Tatum wearing sneakers from Aquazzura’s ‘Cosmic’ collection

‘Cosmic Stars’ embellished leather sneakers, $725 at Net-A-Porter

This low-top pair is made from smooth white leather and tipped with a high-shine tab at the heel which can be folded up or down.

This low-top pair is made from smooth white leather and tipped with a high-shine tab at the heel which can be folded up or down

Credit: Nikki Nelson/ WENN / Lexi Jones

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