LOS ANGELES, July 15 (UPI) --
Singers Jennifer Lopez
and Marc Anthony
, who married seven years ago in Beverly Hills, Calif., announced Friday they have split up.
They are the parents of 3-year-old twins Max and Emme.
"We have decided to end our marriage," the former couple told People exclusively in a joint statement. "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."
No reason was given for the breakup.
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