Breaking News: Jennifer Lopez And Marc Anthony Split

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony confirmed to People today that they are ending their seven-year marriage.  The parents to twins Max and Emme, 3.  The two, who had been friends for years, married in a secret ceremony at Lopez’s Beverly Hills home back in 2004.  The two never showed signs that their marriage was in trouble, so this split comes as kind of a surprise.

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Lopez brought her mother, Guadalupe to last Saturday night’s BAFTA “Brits To Watch” gala, but most assumed it was because mama Lopez wanted to meet the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.  The statement to People read, “We have decided to end our marriage.  This was a very difficult decision. We have come to an amicable conclusion on all matters.”

Lopez recently announced that she will be returning as a judge to American Idol.