DIVORCE

Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony Divorcing: Scenes From A Marriage

07/15/2011 08:56 pm ET | Updated Sep 14, 2011

On Friday afternoon, pop sensation Jennifer Lopez and crooner husband Marc Anthony announced their split after seven years of marriage. The couple released a joint statement to People magazine saying simply, "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."

This will be Lopez's third, and Anthony's second, divorce. The couple share three-year-old twins, Max and Emme, born in 2008.

Click through the slides below for a timeline of their life together.

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