Hollywood couple Anna Faris and Chris Pratt have been together for eight years and have one son together. The pair recently took to social media to announce that they were getting separated. Their announcement has surprised their fans many of whom took to social media to express their disbelief.

The pair announce their separation

According to Variety, Anna Faris and Chris Pratt have taken to social media to announce that they are getting separation. The stars posted similar messages to their official accounts and a representative of Chris Pratt has come forward to confirm the news.

The couple has one five-year-old boy, Jack, together.

Chris Pratt released a statement, which stated that he was saddened to let everyone know that he and Anna were legally separating. The star referred to their failed marriage and stated that they both tried very hard for a very long time and now it was time for it to end.

Faris released a similar statement to her Instagram account and revealed that they still one another and will continue to have a great admiration and respect for one another. They stated that for now they want to keep the situation as private as they possibly could and as for their son, Jack, both parents have said that he still has two parents that love him very much.

There was no indication the couple was headed down this route

Fans were extremely shocked to hear the news that Anna Faris and Chris Pratt were separating. According to the BBC, fans have taken to social media to express their sadness about the couple's split posting statements such as they never believed that Farris and Pratt would ever split up.

Chris and Anna were always supportive of one another and often talked about their romantic relationship with each other fondly. Chris once stated that Anna was his soul mate and as soon as she was single, he was determined that she was going to be the woman he married and spent the rest of his life with.

According to CNN, the celebrities grew up in the same town and only lived 20 minutes away from one another but they were not introduced until they were both living in Los Angeles.

This had made their split even more devastating for their fans who have claimed that they no longer believe in true love because of the couples split.

While fans have taken to social media to express their concerns Anna and Chris have stepped away from their social media accounts as they deal with this difficult time in their lives.