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.