Hilary Duff and Mike Comrie have split and will be divorcing, according to a TMZ report on Jan. 10. The pop singer and ex-NHL star announced that they separated. It’s a matter of time before the divorce papers are signed.
Duff and Comrie said that they amicably split and that they will remain friends. They will continue to be in each other’s lives, especially for their son Luca. The couple has already decided on having joint custody of Luca.
Duff took to Twitter to thank her fans for their support. She said, “Mike and I are sitting here, we are so appreciative for all of your kindness and well wishes. Not an easy day but we’re getting thru it together.” [SIC]
So what caused the split? A source told People that there wasn’t a major event that caused them to separate. Duff and Comrie drifted apart during the time they spent together. They realized that they’re better of as best friends.
Hilary Duff has been back in the studio to record a new album. Fans speculate if the album will include breakup songs. As for Mike Comrie, his career is on a standstill. He retired from the NHL in 2012 due to an injury.