In a statement to People magazine, the couple cited their children as a priority in the proceedings, “sadly our family is separating legally, although we do not feel this takes away from us being a family,”
“Divorce might make one feel like a failure, but eventually you start to find grace in the idea that life goes on. Our children are our universe, and we look forward to living the rest of our lives with them as the first priority,” they added.
With little public interaction between the two, the separation was speculated upon with recent reports.
Drew Barrymore and her daughter, Frankie.
The couple got married in an ultra-secret ceremony back in 2012 at Barrymore's $6 million estate in California.
This is the third marriage for the actress, with her first marriage, at age 19, to bartender Jeremy Thomas in 1994 and lasting less than two months. Her second, in 2001, was to comedian and co-star in Charlie's Angels Tom Green which lasted five months.
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