(LOS ANGELES) — Twilight‘s Peter Facinelli and Beverly Hills, 90210‘s Jennie Garth are divorcing after 11 years of marriage, the couple announced.
In a joint statement to ABC News, the couple said, “While we have decided to end our marriage, we both share the same deep love and devotion to our children. We remain dedicated to raising our beautiful daughters together. We ask for privacy and respect during this time.”
The Hollywood couple are parents to three daughters: Luca, 14, Lola, 9, and Fiona, 5. The two met on the set of An Unfinished Affair, a television movie, in 1996 and later wed in 2001.
Facinelli, 38, plays Carlisle Cullen in the popular Twilight film series while Garth, 39, is best known for her role as Kelly on Beverly Hills, 90210 along with her stint on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars in 2007.
Chandrika Narayan, CNN
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