(CNN) — Actress Demi Moore said Thursday she plans to divorce Ashton Kutcher.
“It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I have decided to end my six-year marriage to Ashton,” Moore, 49, said in a statement.
“As a woman, a mother and a wife there are certain values and vows that I hold sacred, and it is in this spirit that I have chosen to move forward with my life,” she said. “This is a trying time for me and my family, and so I would ask for the same compassion and privacy that you would give to anyone going through a similar situation.”
Kutcher, 33, currently stars in “Two and a Half Men.”
The prolific Twitter user sent a message Thursday afternoon: “I will forever cherish the time I spent with Demi. Marriage is one of the most difficult things in the world and unfortunately sometimes they fail. Love and Light, AK”
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