But while the couple themselves seem pretty OK with going their separate ways (they said the decision was a long time in the making and that, "in many ways" they're "closer than [they've] ever been"), the reaction to the news in some corners of the interwebs was more along the lines of this:
For real, though. Below, seven people on Twitter and Instagram who are losing their shit over the news that Chris and Gwyneth are over (probably way more than Gwyneth and Chris are):
And this man in black:
And this woman who literally JUST CAN'T DEAL:
Today is the worst day of my life. Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow are getting separated. Love is dead.
— Kathleen Wilbur (@KathleenWilbur) March 25, 2014
I emotionally cannot handle the Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin split. #coldplay
— Gabrielle Rimmaudo (@gfrimmaudo) March 26, 2014
Let's not forget this person and their positive vibes:
And finally, this person who straight up died after hearing the news:
Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow just broke up, love is dead and my heart is broken and everyone should give up now happiness doesn't exist
— Sarah Homer (@HOMERS_odysseyy) March 25, 2014
LOVE IS DEAD AND SO AM I http://t.co/g7qe8kBIjF
— elle you see why (@proofrawk) March 26, 2014
We'll get through this together, guys.