Paula Patton and Robin Thicke are calling it quits on their 9-year marriage.
“We will always love each other and be best friends, however, we have mutually decided to separate at this time,” the singer and actress said in a statement.
Robin and Paula, who have been married since 2005, have always been the fun, adorable couple that Hollywood seemed to admire. So does their separation come as a surprise? The couple of 3-year-old Julian have recently been photographed looking absolutely smitten with each other, but it’s clear that their perceived perfect marriage wasn’t perfect at all.
In September, the “Blurred Lines” singer made headlines after British socialite, Lana Scolaro posted an image of Thicke grabbing her behind after the VMAs. Scolaro later alleged that the two slept together.
“My only comment about the so-called scandalous photo would be that my wife and I are perfectly in love and very happily married,” Thicke told Star magazine following the incident. “Despite the controversy, the singer says he’s happy with his wife, Paula Patton, calling their partnership, “the greatest love of the century, and the most functional, dysfunctional marriage in Hollywood.”
Over the weekend, Thicke canceled his performance at the Universal Studios theme park in Orlando due to vocal issues.
“I never want to let down my fans, but I have unfortunately lost my voice and cannot perform tomorrow night. I have been looking forward to going to Universal Studios in Orlando and am very sorry that my concert there tomorrow now has to be canceled. I apologize to everyone,” he said in a statement.
The 36-year-old also canceled his performance in Atlanta on Friday night.