Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner: It's OVER! Couple Announces Divorce!

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Moments ago, we reported that Jennifer Garner is making plans for her career as she prepares for her separation from Ben Affleck.

Now it seems she started making moves at just the right time, as TMZ is reporting that Ben and Jen are officially filing for divorce

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The website reports that the split is mostly amicable, and that the couple is working with mediators and business managers instead of attorneys.

Sources say Ben and Jen will finalize their divorce legally once they figure out the best way to divide up their property, which is considerable.

The fact that they filed just before their 10-year anniversary may save Ben millions, as the decade-mark is a major legal milestone in California.

So romantic.

Regardless, the couple jointly announced the long-rumored split via a statement from their reps issued just a few moments ago:

"After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce. We go forward with love and friendship for one another."

The couple emphasized their "commitment to co-parenting our children whose privacy we ask to be respected during this difficult time."

Reports that Ben and Jen were headed for divorce have been circulating for months, and seemed to gain traction in recent weeks.

Both parties were recently spotted without their wedding rings and have rarely been seen together in the past couple of weeks.

Numerous tabloids have reported that Ben has been living in hotels in the Beverly Hills area, preparing for his newly single life.

Meanwhile, insiders say Jen is finalizing plans to move to Montreal, so that her kids might live a quieter life away from the spotlight.

More details to come ...

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Berkeley, California
Full Name
Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt