Drew Barrymore confirms divorce from Will Kopelman in joint statement

Published Sunday, Apr 3 2016, 09:00 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Drew Barrymore and husband Will Kopelman have split up, they have confirmed.

The Hollywood actress, 41, and art consultant Will, 38, announced the sad news in a joint statement on Saturday (2 April).

Drew Barrymore and husband Will Kopelman pose in loved-up selfie, 2015.

© Instagram / drewbarrymore

Printed in the People, the statement says: "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."

Pregnant Drew Barrymore attends The 2nd Annual Baby2Baby Gala with husband Will Kopelman, 9 November 2013

© WENN / Daniel Tanner

Drew married third husband Will in June 2012.

They share daughters, Olive, three, and 23-month-old Frankie.

Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman at the Chanel Dinner Celebrating The Release Of Drew Barrymore's New Book "Find It In Everything".
01/14/2014 - Beverly Hills, United States.

© FayesVision/WENN.com

The last time she shared a photo of herself and her husband on social media, it was to celebrate their wedding anniversary last year.

She wrote: "Happy anniversary Mr. Kopelman, cheers to you! I love you and I love our daughters!!!!!!! #threeyears."

Just days ago, Drew had the names of her two daughters tattooed on the inside of her wrist.

She revealed the simple inking to her four million Instagram followers on 1 April (Friday).

In another photo, the ET actress posed alongside the tattoo artist. Sharing this picture, Drew wrote: "Getting a great little lifetime note on my arm."

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