In a world where celebrity breakups often make sensational headlines, Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner have chosen a path of grace and dignity. The couple announced their decision to part ways on Instagram, reaffirming their united front and urging for respect towards their family's privacy.
"A United Decision"
Jonas and Turner’s statement on Wednesday read, “After four years of wonderful marriage we have mutually decided to amicably end our marriage. There are many speculative narratives as to why but, truly this is a united decision and we sincerely hope that everyone can respect our wishes for privacy for us and our children”.
Court documents reveal that Jonas filed a petition for divorce the previous day in Miami Dade County, Florida. These records describe the marriage as “irretrievably broken”, a poignant phrase marking the legal end to their romantic journey.
The couple, who tied the knot in 2019, are parents to two young daughters. Their relationship dates back to 2016, with Jonas romantically proposing in 2017.
Behind the Scenes of their Relationship
While the public has always been privy to their glamorous outings and touching social media posts, sources close to the couple hinted at underlying issues.
A confidant disclosed to PEOPLE that Jonas and Turner had been "living separate lives for months". The pair reportedly spent a significant portion of the summer apart. This revelation might come as a surprise to many, given the couple's previously harmonious public image.
The insider shared more about the couple's dynamic, indicating that the Do Revenge actress and the "Sucker" singer "haven't gotten along in a while", but they hold hopes for an amicable resolution. Matters like custody are still fluid.
The source added, "As far as custody goes, this literally all just happened, so they're figuring it out in real time." It was mentioned that while Jonas has been on tour, their daughters spent time with him, surrounded by family. Meanwhile, Turner has been busy with her work commitments in the UK.