JP Rosenbaum officially files for divorce from Ashley Hebert, nine months after the split announcement

They first announced their split nine months ago and now JP Rosenbaum and Ashley Hebert are officially divorcing.

Rosenbaum, 44, filed paperwork to dissolve their eight-year union in Miami-Dade County, Florida, on July 28, Us Weekly reported on Wednesday.

The reality TV couple first met in 2011 when Ashley, 36, starred in season seven of The Bachelorette after her elimination from the previous season of The Bachelor.

Officially over: Bachelorette actor JP Rosenbaum has officially filed for divorce from Ashley Hebert nine months after first announcing their split, Us Weekly reported Wednesday

As part of their split, Ashley and JP will have to decide on a custody agreement for their two children Fordham, six, and Essex, four.

When they first announced their split, the couple released a statement explaining that their children would be their priority going forward.

“It is with a heavy heart that I share with you that, after months of separation, Jp and I have amicably decided to go our separate ways,” Ashley began in a statement shared on social media in October 2020.

“We have created the most beautiful children and shared memories that we will never forget,” she added, before getting to the heart of their breakup.

Legal Documents: Rosenbaum was the one who filed paperwork to dissolve his eight-year union with the former bachelorette in Miami-Dade County, Florida, on July 28

Legal Documents: Rosenbaum was the one who filed paperwork to dissolve his eight-year union with the former bachelorette in Miami-Dade County, Florida, on July 28

“Our differences have had a negative impact on our relationship and after years of trying to repair the damage, we have decided it is in our family’s best interests to create new and separate lives for our children,” he said. they.

She then asked fans to “respect our privacy” as they both “move forward with the newness of our lives.”

“Our ultimate focus is to create a stable and healthy life for our children. Thank you for your love and support over the years. I wish you all love, happiness and good health,” she concluded.

JP Rosenbaum shared his own heartfelt message to his followers to reveal that he and Ashley were ending their marriage.

Co-parenting: As part of their split, Ashley and JP will have to decide a custody arrangement for their two children Fordham, six, and Essex, four

Co-parenting: As part of their split, Ashley and JP will have to decide a custody arrangement for their two children Fordham, six, and Essex, four

“I have written and rewritten this post dozens of times and each time I feel the same level of disbelief and extreme sadness,” he began at the time.

“While I realize this will come as a complete shock to everyone, I can assure you that this is something that has been developing in our relationship for a while. It is with a heavy heart that I share with you that, after months of separation, Ashley and I have amicably decided to live our lives apart,” he said.

He stressed that “no one is responsible” for their split, and “no event that prompted this decision,” adding, “we did everything we could to save this marriage.”

“It is with a heavy heart that I share with you that, after months of separation, Jp and I have amicably decided to go our separate ways,” Ashley announced in a statement shared on social media in October 2020.

“I think we’ve both come to realize that we’re just two very different people, with very different personalities and perspectives, who disagree with many basics of life, which are the building blocks of a happy life. and healthy marriage,” he added.

“We have created the most beautiful, sweet and loving children and created so many unforgettable memories that we will cherish forever. However, our differences have taken a toll on our relationship and after years of trying to repair the damage, we’ve decided it’s in the best interests of our family to keep our lives separate,” he continued.

Rosenbaum proposed to Herbert in the season seven finale of The Bachelorette, and she accepted. They married in December 2012, which aired as a TV special just weeks later.

Rolling Cameras: Rosenbaum proposed to Herbert in the season seven finale of The Bachelorette, and she accepted;  they married in December 2012, which aired just weeks later as a TV special

Rolling Cameras: Rosenbaum proposed to Herbert in the season seven finale of The Bachelorette, and she accepted; they married in December 2012, which aired just weeks later as a TV special

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