American actor Peter Facinelli has split from his first wife Jennie Garth after 11 years of marriage, it's been reported. The news comes as a sad surprise to many, with the pair's matrimony being been seen as one of the few rock steady partnerships in the celebrity game, yielding them three kids - Luca, 14, Lola, nine, and Fiona, five.
A statement released by the couple and reported by Us Magazine read "While we have decided to end our marriage, we both share the same deep love and devotion to our children," continuing "We remain dedicated to raising our beautiful daughters together. We ask for privacy and respect during this time."