“We have created the most beautiful, sweet and loving children, and have created so many unforgettable memories that we’ll always cherish,” he explained. “Our differences, however, have taken a toll on our relationship and after years of attempting to repair the damage, we’ve decided that it is in our family’s best interest live our lives apart.”
The star also asked that his fans and followers “respect” his and Ashley’s privacy, as they continue to navigate their separation.
“Our ultimate focus is to co-parent our kids to the best of our ability and to maintain stable and healthy lives for Fordy & Essie,” he expressed. “From the bottom of my heart, thank you for all your love and support throughout the years. It has really meant a lot to us! Wishing you all love, happiness, and good health.”