06/23/2011 04:04 pm ET Updated Aug 23, 2011

Divorce Parties: Amicable Partings Are 'In'

We all know about fairytale weddings.

But what about fairytale divorces?

Jack White (of The White Stripes, The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather) and his model/musician wife Karen Elson have characteristically opted to end their marriage with a bang, as opposed to a whimper.

According to a recent statement released by their rep, the pair announced their amicable divorce while concurrently announcing an event marking the end of their six-year-long marriage.

"In honor of that time shared, we are throwing a divorce party," reads the statement. "An evening together in Nashville to re-affirm our friendship and celebrate the past and future with close friends and family." Invitations described the party as , "a positive swing bang hum dinger" with "dancing, photos, memories and drinks with alcohol in them."

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