The Bachelorette’s Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum have officially split

After nearly eight years of marriage, The Bachelorette’s Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum have announced plans to divorce. Here’s what is known. 

It’s a sad day for Bachelor Nation as The Bachelorette‘s Ashley Hebert and husband J.P Rosenbaum have confirmed plans to end their marriage of nearly eight years.

The unfortunate news was shared by Hebert and Rosenbaum on their respective social media pages, with the pair posting their own unique heartfelt messages accompanied by an identical image.

“It is with a heavy heart that I share with you that, after months of separation, J.P. and I have amicably decided to go our separate ways,” Hebert began her emotional Instagram statement which asked for privacy for their family while thinking Bachelor Nation for all the love and support shown to them throughout the years.

Hebert and Rosenbaum first met back in 2011 during Hebert’s season of The Bachelorette (season 7). After their Bachelorette journey, the two would wed in December 2012 in a ceremony which would later be broadcast on ABC through the network’s The Bachelorette: Ashley and J.P.’s Wedding special.

During their years together, the couple welcomed two children: son Fordham and daughter Essex.

Why are Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum getting a divorce?

Of course, with the news of the couple’s separation comes a curiosity among fans over the reasoning behind the couple’s separation. So just what do we know about why Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum getting a divorce?

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As Rosenbaum stressed in his statement regarding their separation, this was an amicable decision which stemmed from the couple simply growing apart due to changes in personality and perspective through the years.

“Please please please know that there is no one to blame, that there’s no event that triggered this decision, that no one is the victim, and that we’ve done absolutely everything we possibly can to try to salvage this marriage. I think we’ve both come to realize that we are just two very different people, with very different personalities and perspectives, who just don’t see eye to eye on a lot life fundamentals, those which are the building blocks for a happy and healthy marriage.”

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