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Hollywood Power Couple Announce Separation

Keely Sharp
Written by Keely Sharp

Chris Pratt and Anna Faris have announced that they are separating after eight years of marriage. The power couple are famous for many different movies, such as Jurassic Park and House Bunny.

Now normally, I wouldn’t care who is together, who is divorced, who is having a baby with their ex, or any other Hollywood drama that is forced upon us. However, I am truly sad to see this couple break up.

Pratt and Paris seem to be one of the extremely few couples in Hollywood who are actually down to earth people. Many times before I have referred to them as “marriage goals” because of the happiness they portrayed.

Here is a clip recently shared on ET Online labeled, “Ultimate Couple Goals.”

Sadly, happiness doesn’t always last.

Pratt said, “Anna and I are sad to announce we are legally separating,” he wrote on Facebook,  “We tried hard for a long time, and we’re really disappointed.”

Pratt continued, “Our son has two parents who love him very much and for his sake we want to keep this situation as private as possible moving forward. We still have love for each other, will always cherish our time together and continue to have the deepest respect for one another.”
Time reports:

The couple’s split comes after eight years of marriage. Pratt, 38, and Faris, 40, have one child together, Jack, who will turn 5 in August.The two met on the set of Take Me Home Tonight in 2007 and got engaged a year later before marrying in summer 2009.

There had been rumors tension between the couple over the past year and both Faris and Pratt had been spotted without their wedding rings at events, with Faris noticeably not wearing her ring at the L.A. premiere of The Emoji Movie in July.

A source says Faris often seemed unhappy while Pratt was away filming and that the separation was often hard for her to bear.

On April 10, Pratt shared a message about how much he loved Faris after she joined him for his press tour for Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2.

“These press tours can be such a whirlwind,” he wrote. “I’m grateful to have you and the boy with me on this one. Although it’s 3:00am right now, I was just awakened by a square kick to the back as little man climbed into bed and then must have had a karate dream or something and now I can’t sleep. I’m on insta instead. All you dads and moms know what I’m talking about.”

Pratt gushed about his relationship with Faris while accepting the MTV Award for best action performance in 2016 for Jurassic World.

“Our son was destined to be tough, but thanks to you he will be smart, too,” he said of Jack, who was born prematurely.

Faris said, “I don’t think that’s something, when you’re an actor, that you’re prepared for. There are two different roles that you play — the one on-camera and the one in public. That’s the tricky part.”

A strong marriage is far and few in between these days. It truly is disappointing to see that theirs did not last.

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About the author

Keely Sharp

Keely Sharp

Keely is a 23-year-old conservative writer for many different sites, including Keepandbear.com. While she lives in Georgia, she grew up in Florida. Keely is pro-life, Christian, and a member of the NRA. When she is not writing, she enjoys going to the range and hiking with her dogs.

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