Hilary Duff splits from husband Mike Comrie: 'Not an easy day'

Published Monday, Jan 13 2014, 09:48 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Hilary Duff has thanked fans for their messages of support following the announcement she's split from husband Mike Comrie.

The Lizzie McGuire star stunned fans over the weekend by revealing that she and hockey player Mike had decided to part ways after three years of marriage and one child, Luca.

A rep for Hilary told People the split was "amicable", adding: "They remain best friends and will continue to be in each other's lives. They are dedicated to loving and parenting their amazing son and ask for privacy at this time."

Hilary Duff and Luca Cruz at Disneyland, 28 December 2013

© Twitter / @hilaryduff

Hilary and Mike treated son Luca to a day at Disneyland, California on 28 December 2013.

Hilary later took to Twitter to share a personal message with fans, saying: "Mike and I are sitting here, we are so appreciative for all of your kindness & well wishes. Not an easy day but we're getting thru it together (sic)."

The couple's split news came six months after Hilary marked their third wedding anniversary with a sweet Twitter message. "3 yrs ago today I married a wonderful man! So lucky we found each other. He also gave me the most precious boy I ever layed my eyes on!!."

They married in Santa Barbara, California in August 2010, after meeting three years earlier while holidaying with friends in Idaho. Mike proposed to Hilary during a holiday to Hawaii in February 2010.

Hilary gave birth to their son Luca Cruz in March 2012.

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