Fergie and Josh Duhamel announce separation after 8 years of marriage . .

Singer Fergie and Josh Duhamel have decided to call it quits after 8 years of marriage. “With absolute love and respect we decided to separate as a couple earlier this year,” the former couple said in a joint statement. .

“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,” they added.