Actor Peter Facinelli, who plays Carlisle Cullen in the Twilight films, has announced he and his wife Jennie Garth will be divorcing.

A statement was issued by the couple.

They said to People.com:

While we have decided to end our marriage, we both share the same deep love and devotion to our children. We remain dedicated to raising our beautiful daughters together. We ask for privacy and respect during this time.

We’re sorry to hear the news! The couple has three young daughters.

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