Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announced that they have ‘lovingly’ split after two years of marriage, deciding to part ways at the end of 2017.
“Normally we would do this privately, but given that the gossip industry cannot resist an opportunity to speculate and invent, we wanted to convey the truth directly,” said a statement released by Aniston's publicist to the Associated Press.
Theroux has been residing in New York, filming a new television series with Reese Witherspoon, and staring in the upcoming film, The Spy Who Dumped Me. On the other hand, Aniston is based in Los Angeles, most recently she celebrated her 49th birthday with he closest girlfriends.
“Justin often spends a few days in NYC by himself. When he is in NYC, Jen will catch up with friends and enjoys her own life,” a source told People.
Another added, “They love and respect each other and do spend a lot of time apart. For them, it is a healthy part of their romance. By not spending every minute together, it’s like their honeymoon is lasting longer.”
Daily Mail claims pictures of Theroux embracing friend his of over 16 years, Naomi Watts did not sit well with Aniston. Justin and Naomi starred in film Mulholland Drive in 2001.
The former couple is yet to personally comment on the reasons behind their break-up.