On Wednesday, in an Instagram post, actor Sophie Turner and musician Joe Jonas finally revealed their decision to be divorced. Their joint statement came after a slew of rumors that the couple had separated, which had only recently surfaced and signaled the end of their four-year marriage.
"We have mutually decided to amicably end our marriage," read a statement from the ex-couple, which was posted on both of their Instagram profiles. "There are many speculative narratives as to why but, truly this is a united decision and we sincerely hope that everyone can respect our wishes for privacy for us and our children.”
Reportedly, according to court documents, the 34-year-old frontman for the Jonas Brothers filed for divorce from Turner, 27, in Miami-Dade Court shortly before the announcement. According to reports, Jonas claimed the dissolution of their marriage as the cause of the divorce.
Jonas and Turner, who is well-known for her roles as Sansa Stark in HBO's "Game of Thrones" and Jean Grey in "Dark Phoenix," are parents to two children: a daughter, Willa, 3, and a son, whose name has not been made public, who was born in 2022.
They started dating in 2016, then in 2017 they decided to get engaged. An Elvis Presley impersonator presided over their unique Las Vegas wedding ceremony, which was followed by a larger celebration at a castle in France a few months later. Their wedding took place in 2019.
Describing their divorce as a mutual choice, Sophie and Joe urged their supporters to refrain from speculating about the factors that prompted their separation. The pair have two children in common. The announcement of their divorce took many of their followers by surprise. As revealed in documents acquired by People, the divorce petition asserts that "the marriage between the parties is irretrievably broken,"
They appear to have a prenuptial agreement in place, which could make sharing their assets and properties easier.
Unnamed source claimed that Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner had "different lifestyles," with Joe favoring a "'stay at home'" routine and Sophie enjoying social outings“She likes to party, he likes to stay at home. They have very different lifestyles.” it was revealed. TMZ reports that Joe is requesting joint custody of their daughters.