Robin Thicke and Paula Patton have split

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  We are super sad to hear that Robin Thicke and Paula Patton have called it quits to nearly nine years of marriage! "We will always love each other and be best friends, however, we have mutually decided to separate at this time," the couple said in their statement released to the media. The couple never hesitated in professing their love for one another in interviews, which may prove why the split is shocking to some fans. Last year September, Thicke told Star magazine that they were “perfectly in love and very happily married.” They also appeared together on the Grammy’s red Carpet earlier this year. But could this have been expected? The “Blurred Lines” singer has been seen in a couple of compromising situations that he had to speak for. Who could not forget the controversial MTV VMA performance Thicke did with the twerking and tongue-sticking Miley Cyrus. "I wrote it about my wife … she's my good girl. And I know she wants it because we've been together for 20 years," said Thicke in response to the media’s take on the lyrics and performance. Patton also defended it, saying that she did not understand what the big deal was. "Honestly, they rehearsed for three days beforehand and I don't know how not to dance with someone having their booty in your … all my friends do it like that," she said. Adding to the fire, a photo showing Thicke putting his hand on a fan’s rear-end at the event’s after party circulated after the fan uploaded it onto her Twitter account. Thicke met Patton when he was 14 and they became high school sweethearts. They got married in 2005 and have a son, Julian, born in 2010. The actress-model has featured in several of Thicke’s music videos, such as “Lost Without You” and “Love After War.”

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