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Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony finalize divorce;'El Cantante' stars split in 2011

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony
Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony
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Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony's divorce is final, three years after the former couple broke up. TMZ reported on June 18, 2014 that the divorce was finalized on June 16, 2014. According to TMZ, under the terms of the divorce, Lopez gets primary custody of their 6-year-old twins Max and Emme. The divorce settlement also stipulates that nannies must be present when Anthony is with the twins, and that both parents must take precautions to shield the twins from unwanted attention from paparazzi and other tabloid media. Neither Lopez nor Anthony will receive spousal support as part of the settlement.

In an interview on "The Wendy Williams Show" that aired on June 19, 2014, Lopez had this to say about Anthony: "Marc and I love each other, and we always will. We're the best of friends, and we support each other 100 percent. We're in it with those kids together to make sure they turn out the right way. We do what we're supposed to do. That's always going to be our relationship, I think."

Lopez and Anthony got married in 2004 and announced their breakup in 2011. Anthony filed for divorce in 2012. It was Lopez's third marriage and his second marriage. Lopez was previously married to waiter Ojani Noa (from 1997 to 1998) and backup dancer Cris Judd (from 2001 to 2002). Anthony was previously married to Dayanara Torres, a former Miss Universe, from 2000 to 2004. Anthony and Torres have two sons together: Cristian (born in 2001) and Ryan (born in 2003). Anthony also has a daughter named Ariana (born in 1994) with ex-girlfriend Debbie Rosado.

Anthony and Lopez have had careers as singers and actors. They went on a concert tour together in 2007, when Lopez was pregnant with the twins. The former couple also co-starred in the 2007 movie "El Cantante," a biopic about salsa singer Héctor Lavoe. Anthony played Lavoe in the movie, while Lopez (who was one of the movie's producers) played Lavoe's wife Puchi. "El Cantante" got mixed reviews from critics and bombed at the box office. Anthony has not starred in a movie since then, and Lopez's movies after "El Cantante" (such as 2010's "The Back-Up Plan," 2012's "What to Expect When You're Expecting" and 2013's "Parker") were also critical and commercial flops.

After their breakup, Lopez and Anthony continued to work together as executive producers of the 2012 Spanish-language singing contest "Q'Viva! The Chosen." Lopez has also been a judge on "American Idol" (she signed on for the seasons televised in 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2015) and began her career in the early 1990s as a dancer on "In Living Color."

The news of Lopez and Anthony's divorce being finalized comes just one week after it was announced that Lopez and backup dancer Casper Smart have ended their romance. Lopez and Smart began dating shortly after she and Anthony separated in 2011. Lopez's previous ex-boyfriends include Sean Combs and Ben Affleck.

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