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Find Out What Went Wrong: Fergie & Josh Duhamel Divorce After 8 Years!

The pair has been plagued by marital problems, starting with the actor’s 2009 affair.

Fergie and Josh Duhamel shocked Hollywood by calling it quits on their marriage after eight years together. But the once dynamic duo was rocked by a series of secret and scandals including josh’s affair with a stripper.The couple announced their split on Thursday. “With absolute love and respect we decided to separate as a couple earlier this year,” they said in a joint statement to People. “To give our family the best opportunity to adjust, we wanted to keep this a private matter before sharing it with the public. We are and will always be united in our support of each other and our family.”

Fergie, 42, and Duhamel, 44, who share 4-year-old son, Axl, began dating in September 2004 and tied the knot in Malibu in January 2009. And although they just celebrated their anniversary together in January, the couple has been plagued by marital problems, starting with the actor’s affair with a stripper in October 2009.The Transformers star cheated on his stunning new wife Fergie- having a wild night of sex with a busty blonde stripper.

Aside from the affair, was Fergie’s struggle with sobriety part of the issue? Though she’s openly discussed her recovery from crystal meth before, she also admitted to Couric that she isn’t exactly sober.On the heels of Fergie brushing off her husband’s affair as if it was no big deal the couple continued to put a Band-Aid on their issues by renewing their wedding vows. On August 29, 2013 the couple attempted to secure their love with a baby. They welcome their first child together, son Axl.

The couple later entered couples counseling in January 2015, but jealousy continued to pose as a major problem in their marriage.Fergie and Duhamel can look back on 13 years together and having a a kid. But crack in the marriage showed and now they’ve confirmed the split .

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