Breaking: Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony Divorce

Jennifer Lopez‘s summer has been filled with ‘big announcements’.  Most recently, in an explosive report surfacing today, the Pop diva has filed for divorce from singer husband Marc Anthony.  The marriage, which is Anthony’s second and Lopez’s third,  reportedly ended ‘amicably on all terms’.

Their joint statement after the jump…

In a statement to PEOPLE, the couple said:

“We have decided to end our marriage. This was a very difficult decision. We have come to an amicable conclusion on all matters.

It is a painful time for all involved and we appreciate the respect of our privacy at this time.”

Lopez, 41, and Anthony, 42, are parents to twins Max and Emme – who were born in 2007.

Sigh. Yet another couple bite the dust. One has to wonder what this means for their joint Latin venture with media mogul Simon Fuller. For, the show was set to commence shooting next month.

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  1. PYTFROMAL July 15, 2011

    It’s always the ones who you think will last who end up divorcing.

  2. Bam Bam July 15, 2011

    Just saw them on American Idol #WhatYouSay….#GotsToBeMoreCareful

  3. lenell July 15, 2011


  4. Skin. July 15, 2011

    Anyway , did not fit .. :-j

  5. TinaSouthAfrica July 15, 2011

    The way this marriage was so long I even forgot that she’s been divorced TWICE before….

    Plays Christina Aguilera LegendTina’s – You Lost Me….

  6. Hellen Keller’s carpet July 15, 2011

    I guess skeletor wasn’t cuttin it in bed.

    JLO don’t get married again. You giving Elizabeth Taylor now. Just hang it up. I’m convinced it’s her tho. Not the men. I’m still upset her and that fine specimen chris Judd didn’t work out.

  7. cash July 15, 2011

    She finally gains some relevancy and all of sudden she wants a divorce. She was just gushing about how happy she was, but that was when her career was at a low.

  8. scorpio July 15, 2011


  9. ChrisJ July 15, 2011


  10. Nana Yaw July 15, 2011

    Hmm the next Elizabeth Taylor!

  11. Teyah July 15, 2011

    J Lo is too good for him. He’s sooo not good looking lol. I think this divorce is just to get attention for hew new album since its flopping LOL

  12. Those That Cannot Do, Stan July 15, 2011

    Wow…one of the few celebrity divorces I’m actually surprised by. In a weird way I didn’t see them lasting but I figured they’d last a good couple of years and wait till the kids are older.

    Shrugs. I suspect its her, its like Halle Berry. Every woman meets one or two jackasses so you can’t be blamed for that but if EVERY man you meet ends in disaster odds are its you and not all those men.

    Odds are J.Lo is a diva and Marc isn’t interested in being her Nick Cannon, excuse me: man servant.

  13. skintightjeans July 15, 2011

    I thought this couple would last! But he did leave his last wife for her so karma honey!

  14. selena gomez 4 ever July 15, 2011

    uhmmmmm hope dis is just a publicity stunt. They r perfect 2gether!

  15. Kellymotivation July 15, 2011





  16. ur in a field full of bees so dont act surprise wen ur ass get stung (queenbey) July 15, 2011

    I knew she was goin to leave him wen her last album FLOPPED!!! Da oldest trick in da book is da sympathy card, and u best to believe JLo is goin to play it!!! I wouldne b surprsie if her album sells increased or if she released an album by da end of this year and it sell like hot cakes…..

    Damn I should be a psychic….

  17. ur in a field full of bees so dont act surprise wen ur ass get stung (queenbey) July 15, 2011

    I knew she was goin to leave him wen her last album FLOPPED!!! Da oldest trick in da book is da sympathy card, and u best to believe JLo is goin to play it!!! I wouldnt b surprsie if her album sells increased or if she released an album by da end of this year and it sell like hot cakes…..

    Damn I should be a psychic….

  18. selena gomez 4 ever July 15, 2011

    And sam ur updates r so late this was out hours ago!

  19. VAN July 15, 2011

    I know right? It’s quite sad. Maybe if they bought their copies of 4 and listened to “Start Over” they could figure things out…

    On a more serious note, I don’t get why people go through the trouble of having kids and building a family if they haven’t already solidly established their love for each other. They should seriously stick it out, if not for them (getting old), then for the kids. Kids need stability. America’s killing me with this 50%+ divorce rate.

    Whatever, to each his/her own.

  20. Onyx July 15, 2011

    OMG!, i’m a fan of her and i’m in shock.

  21. jeremydante July 15, 2011

    im sure they’ll remain friends.
    their marriage & issues surrounding their relationship have been in the news for a while.

  22. W.E. July 15, 2011

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO these cnt get a divorce i thought they were the perfect hollywood couple i thought theyd neva be apart 🙁

  23. King B July 15, 2011

    The only thing that’s shocking about this is that she took this long. That has to be her longest marriage and relationship yet.

  24. scorpio July 15, 2011

    I already know some people are pissed that its the “wrong couple”. LMFAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  25. A July 15, 2011

    this was unexpected…

    its kind of sad.

    what’s happening in the world??…. why the love doenst last that much?….

  26. scorpio July 15, 2011

    It’s just funny that if it was another couple y’all would be the same ones rejoicing!, lol.

  27. ASAP (As Sincere As Possible) July 15, 2011

    How is this possible??They looked so happy and complete.And what about talent show??If a couple is going through the crisis, how do they make a decision like that??

    I think this divorce has to do with the fact that J Lo is back in the scene and has to travel abroad a lot, sth she hasn’t really done since ‘Brave’.

  28. ASAP (As Sincere As Possible) July 15, 2011

    *the talent show
    *through a crisis

  29. the kiddz July 15, 2011

    Maybe that alleged s** tape they said she had played a part?

  30. Rosie July 15, 2011

    this split is so awkward

  31. YeaBey July 15, 2011

    Wow… Well at least she can use this for LOVE?’s advantage….. No pun intended

  32. YeaBey July 15, 2011

    I always thought they were an odd couple… I don’t know but whenever relationships are in the public eye they NEVER last… Thats a shame…

  33. VA STAND UP!! July 15, 2011

    Damn! I am actually quite shocked! I know she has had her share of men & several marriages, but I actually thought they were gonna make it! I know we don’t see all of what went on behind the scenes but they always looked so happy & in love….but then again they are both actors. *shrugs*

    The sad thing is they have two very young children involved. Oh well. We’ll see if JLo gets married again. Maybe Diddy will make his move again. Lol!

  34. JP July 15, 2011

    I’m not surprised one bit.. After listening to “WHAT IS LOVE?” i started questioning why the hell will Jennifer name her album that and why the hell is she singing so many breakup songs. Where is all of this coming from, I thought she was happily married. Guess not. Sucks though, cus I like them both alot and thought they we’re great together.

  35. VA STAND UP!! July 15, 2011

    the kiddz
    July 15, 2011 at 10:50 pm
    Maybe that alleged s** tape they said she had played a part?


    That was from years ago, her very first message! How could he be mad at something that happened before they met?

  36. GENESIS July 15, 2011


  37. YeaBey July 15, 2011

    Jennifer Lopez song on her album Starting Over”nobody wants to be the one breaking up I’m down on my knees and I’m praying for his love” can be applied to this situation! I wonder who’s decision was it!?


  38. f*** all beyonce haters July 16, 2011


  39. tjack25 July 16, 2011

    Anyone who actually thought they would last is delusional! I knew this was coming…. this was strictly a business decision to have those kids & still look “good” to the public

  40. number1k9 July 16, 2011

    @YEABEY and some others…

    You do realize that if the whole concept of ‘Love?’ was brought up after they were having issues and contemplating divorce..
    THAT MEANS that they were having issues, right after (year after) the birth of their kids in 2008, was it. Because ‘Love?’ has been in the works since 2009…remember “Loubutins” (sp*)

    I agree there are songs on the album that may seem very ironic now, but for the majority, Jennifer didn’t co-write, so it’s not exactly like it is HER current emotional pen, you know. Not saying she didn’t pick the songs because it is how she felt, but just keep that in mind.

    It is very sad. They seemed so good all throughout the season of Idol.

    BTW I still want Jennifer back on SEASON 11(2012) IDOL! ! ! But I hope the record label still releases “Papi” even though it may seem kinda off/odd now, since she won’t ever be dancing for her papi (Marc, at least)… But if they rush a song like “Starting Over,” “One Love,” or “(What Is) LOVE?” to radio and single wise… people are maybe going to speculate something was planned, or timed correctly for Jennifer’s music career/next single!

  41. Juana4ev July 16, 2011

    Publicized relationship #5 takes another FAIL. I wasn’t surprised…think she did last long enough for the kids this time. Too bad they’re so young. Mark Anthony cheated with his ex wife & got with homewrecking Jennifer Lopez, so it was a matter of time. I would say she was too good for him but she must have some skeletons in her closet so they may have been a match. Diddy, let’s get “I need a girl Part 3” out. Cassie beware!

  42. number1k9 July 16, 2011

    * * * remember “Loubutins” (sp*)

    …It came out like in late 2009, which means the album had been in the works/started by mid 2009 or so.

  43. number1k9 July 16, 2011

    * * * remember “Loubutins” (sp*)

    …It came out like in late 2009, which means the album had been in the works/started by mid 2009 or so .

  44. the kiddz July 16, 2011

    @VA Stand Up

    Oh, I had no idea. Just a thought.

  45. ASAP (As Sincere As Possible) July 16, 2011

    JB I never saw it that way, since J Lo doesn’t write a lot.Does that mean that Beyonce has problems with Jay-Z too then (Start Over, I Care) ???

  46. realnes101 July 16, 2011

    Jlo wasn’t messing with Marc Anthony type when she was hot in the 90’s and early 00’s..she’s hot again with TV, movies, singels, etc..Marc Anthony outta here…she needs a bigger star now that she’s hot again…if the rumors are true that she is going to Epic with LA Reid, she’s “cleaning out her closet”…JLo got TV promo on lock..and being on Epic will be give her 1st dibs on XFactor because of LA Reid…and then she has Idol…Jlo had to drop the weightless Marc…”On 2 Tha Next”

  47. Geronimo Deuces July 16, 2011

    Ben affleck is somewhere listening to beyonces song…. “thank god i doget the bullet….”

  48. Rican-kid July 16, 2011

    My puerto rican power couple I never saw what she saw in Marc but u gotta admit they seemed so inlove but that Starting Over Song sooooo had me thinking reguardless of who wrote it cuz she choose it and had it tailored to her pls we got these kids I got my pride it was foreshadowing she really didn’t want it to break but I’m actually scared cuz she’s doing too much work 3 movies next year she looks like she’s trynna stay busy and not think about this

  49. YeaBey July 16, 2011

    Yeah I know but its just so ironic….

  50. VAN July 16, 2011


    Dang, that’s a new perspective I didn’t really consider. I hope not. This was shocking, but if Bey and Jay were to divorce, that would just BLOW my mind.
    Didn’t Bey say she was trying to cover all aspects of a relationship for this album though? Plus they out of everyone else’s league. Imagine Bey on some small time jokers arm at an award show or Jay-Z dating a bimbo… They’re both top notch.

  51. PROUD July 16, 2011

    Shut The F*** Up Haters!
    how dare you to name Love? Album on this news, LEAVE JENNIFER ALONE.!!!
    Shes a Human 2
    Think About The Twins, They Are Child!
    Respect! F****** B******!

  52. lola July 16, 2011

    How is this a surprise? Don’t y’all remember a few years back when they separated? It was for a short amount of time, but JNO is bad news. I just hate how people praise this woman because of her s*** and stylish image when she’s ugly as hell without makeup, false eyelashes, a tan, and looks old and washed up even when she’s made over. She’s a b–tch! That’s why no man can stay with her. I can’t stand her because of her stank, diva attitude. Doesn’t anyone remember her public engagement with Ben Afleck? She’s had 2 failed marriages, but really, it’s been like 3 because that engagement was sooooooooooo long and they bought houses together. She really needs to get of that high horse. It looks like she’s having a Christina Aguilera moment…. failed album, failed marriage, and watch her movies that will come out next year will flop cuz nobody cares about her anymore.

  53. jesse lopez July 16, 2011

    @lola B**** be gone before someone drops a house on you!

    but back to relevancy,I will admit I did not like marc and jlo together at first and still don’t ,however I am now a fan of marc and he is very charming plus talented.and they seemed deeply in love so I don’t wish this,but I don’t really know if I believe it….it seems so sudden and abrupt!

  54. aisha aguilera keys July 16, 2011

    No! I thought it’d last forever! I’m shocked! They looked happy together.

  55. bob July 16, 2011

    wtf omg why why why this is the question i ask myself how could this happen her 3rd marige ending give it up just leave men alone dont get maried again .. sad way to end the week another divore …….

  56. Vegas girl July 16, 2011

    I’m not surprised but still surprised, that’s weird but I kinda gasped and then thought ” it lasted longer than I thought it would”. Hopefully their divorce will truly be amicable and not get ugly. Maybe I’m surprised because it seems as if it just came out of nowhere but then again I really wasn’t following them as a couple like that. Kinda sad.

  57. pop royalty July 16, 2011

    SO SAD ! what aoit the kids now ?! oh god those celebs and their evil minds ! she’s a fckin busy mom ! who will take care of them now ?! oh do not get me started on this marriage ! u can tell they loved each other though ! so sad 🙁 !

  58. pop royalty July 16, 2011


  59. raraskils July 16, 2011

    now i know that everything in hollywood is fake.

    they seemed so happy, or at least that’s the perception they gave off to the public. i always thought there was something fishy about America’s two (pretty much only two) Latin stars getting together, along with their marriage histories. so of course i saw a divorce coming somewhere down the round. but to do that to their kids….smh.

  60. pop royalty July 16, 2011

    now i respect BEYONCE and why she fight to keep her personal life PRIVATE ! this is how you do it in hollywood !

  61. JER July 16, 2011

    WHATTTTT!!!!!!!!! NO F****** WAY. No wonder the album was titled LOVE??????

  62. nice_gurl July 16, 2011

    Not surprised. Anything can happen with celebrities. Lets hope it doesn’t happen to Bey and Jay. Doubt it though…they keep their relationship private and they love each other so much.

  63. Fried Chicken July 16, 2011

    i almost cried when i heard this, so sad, and those children are adorable!!

  64. kc July 16, 2011

    I remember when people were putting money on this realationship and said it would not last. Well it lasted longer than expected even for jennifer. Not surprised though.

  65. Cray July 16, 2011

    What Does Beyawnce got to do here?! F*** That B****!”

  66. The Perrylicious is taking over… [ the real queen on ‘that grape juice’ ] July 16, 2011

    so expect her new album having great sales for the whole week.
    Btw,.. all the best for her.

  67. pinkpop July 16, 2011

    can’t say I’m surprised

  68. kimberly July 16, 2011

    They should try to make it work cause it really not looking good, especially on jennifer’s part. If I was a man i wouldn’t want to date a woman with so many divorces and vice versa. she has had 233674893736535 men in her life and cannot keep one? I wonder who really has the problem because mark had 3 divorces already. Hope the children are good…….well what to say.

  69. VFB July 16, 2011

    JLO girl why can’t you keep a MAN!

  70. tala Bittar July 16, 2011

    it was a good marriage but not a good couple . anyway it s too bad for him not for him and im glad that they end it up amicably

  71. Courtney July 16, 2011

    Um this is not a surprise 95% percent of hollywood Marriages end in divorce some even after 30 or more years. who ever called Nick Cannon a man servant no he’s not he truly adores Mariah and it’s refreshing to see that most men now a days couldn’t be bothered to show their affection for their wife unlike the old days. I’ve always said Jen was going to be her generations Liz Taylor in the marriage department at least Max and Emme aren’t old enough to have memories of this when their older like Guendolina Ponti does of her parents divorce or Susan Newman does of her parents divorce granted both ended up being close to their stepmothers correct Susan’s stepmom is Joanne Woodward & Guendolina’s is Sophia Loren both of whom are oscar winning screen legends and neither of the girls have ever said anything negative about their stopmoms in the press

  72. J to the L O, Hello! July 16, 2011

    BREAKING: Jennifer Lopez now dating telenovela and I’m Into You model William Levy!

  73. jesse lopez July 17, 2011

    @ J TO THE L O,HELLO! where you getting this silly rumor from?

  74. Numero Uno July 17, 2011

    I honestly never thought they would get a divorce! they meant to last forever! this just tells you that true love really isn’t that real

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