Heidi Klum and Seal have officially announced the end of their seven-year marriage amidst rumours of divorce making headlines last week.
The claims followed the singer’s rather mysterious tweet posted on his Twitter page last Friday reading: ‘The End’
However, in a statement released this morning, the couple blamed the split on simply, ‘growing apart’.
The statement read: ‘While we have enjoyed seven very loving, loyal and happy years of marriage, after much soul-searching we have decided to separate.
‘We have had the deepest respect for one another throughout our relationship and continue to love each other very much, but we have grown apart.
‘This is an amicable process and protecting the well-being of our children remains our top priority, especially during this time of transition.
‘We thank our family, friends, and fans for their kind words of support. And for our children’s sake, we appreciate you respecting our privacy.’
Tensions are believed to have begun during the couples’s holiday in Ibiza last summer where Seal was reportedly partying a lot more whilst Klum looked after their three children.
A source told the sun; “The marriage ended months ago in reality. They rarely saw each other and it wouldn’t be unusual for them to go months without spending any real quality time together. Ships that pass in the night would be an overstatement.”