SHOCK SPLIT – Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are separating!

Well, this is one celebrity split we did not expect!

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux have just announced that they are separating, after less than three years of marriage.

According to a joint statement, there was no drama and there are no hard feelings, as it was a mutual decision that was made “lovingly”…

“In an effort to reduce any further speculation, we have decided to announce our separation,” the couple wrote in a joint statement to E! News.

“This decision was mutual and lovingly made at the end of last year. We are two best friends who have decided to part ways as a couple, but look forward to continuing our cherished friendship.

“This decision was mutual and lovingly made at the end of last year. We are two best friends who have decided to part ways as a couple, but look forward to continuing our cherished friendship.”

“Normally we would do this privately, but given that the gossip industry cannot resist an opportunity to speculate and invent, we wanted to convey the truth directly.

“Whatever else is printed about us that is not directly from us, is someone else’s fictional narrative.

“Above all, we are determined to maintain the deep respect and love that we have for one another.”

We’re definitely a bit heartbroken that these two couldn’t make it work, but we’re glad that things are civil (for now) between them.

Are you shocked/saddened by the split?

Are you hoping that a newly single Jen and an also single Brad Pitt will make Hollywood/fairy-tale magic and get back together?