The couple “say their split was ‘mutual and lovingly made at the end of last year.'" Aniston celebrated her 49th birthday over the weekend with Justin noticeably absent from all celebrations.
“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,” says the statement released by longtime Aniston publicist Stephen Huvane. “Whatever else is printed about us that is not directly from us, is someone else’s fictional narrative. Above all, we are determined to maintain the deep respect and love that we have for one another.”
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux attend the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party
“Justin often spends a few days in NYC by himself,” a source previously told People. “When he is in NYC, Jen will catch up with friends and enjoys her own life. When Justin is in L.A., it’s very special for them. They socialize together with friends. They often go out to dinner or have people over.”
The actors first met in 2008 on the set of Tropic Thunder, which was filmed in Hawaii, they started dating three years later. On August 5, 2015 Theroux and Aniston tied the knot in a surprise wedding ceremony. Jennifer was previously married to Brad Pitt from 2000 to 2005