Anna Faris responds to Chris Pratt's 'divorce sucks' comment perfectly
Amidst all the celebrity couples that make their way into the headlines each day, some come out on top as the personal favourites of internet obsessives all around the world. None of us actually know either side of these relationships (unless you're one of the lucky few), so we can't say for sure that they are the epitome of couple goals, but it's hard not to fall for the charm of duos like Anna Faris and Chris Pratt.
Breaking the hearts of fans across the world, the pair announced via a joint statement that they had split up back in August last year. They were married in 2009 after being engaged for six months, then had one son, Jack, in 2012.
Their statement read:
"We are sad to announce we are legally separating. We tried hard for a long time, and we're really disappointed. Our son has two parents who love him very much and for his sake we want to keep this situation as private as possible moving forward. We still love each other and will always cherish our time together."
Pratt later filed for divorce in December, giving 13 July as the date of their legal separation, citing "irreconcilable differences" in the court papers, and requesting joint custody of their son, People magazine confirmed.
In October, before the divorce was officially filed, Faris opened to the website, explaining that the former couple are still on great terms:
"We;ll always have each other and be incredible friends. There is still so much laughter in our lives together, and he is so proud of me, still. We watched each other grow, and he still cracks me up all the time. And I think I crack him up—unless he's a really good actor and great at faking laughter."
However, when Chris Pratt recently spoke about their breakup, he touched on the harder parts of going through a divorce. Speaking to Entertainment, he explained that when it comes down to it, "divorce sucks":
"Divorce sucks, but at the end of the day, we've got a great kid who's got two parents who love him very much. And we're finding a way to navigate this while still remaining friends and still being kind to one another. It's not ideal, but yeah, I think both of us are actually probably doing better."
Faris was appearing on the radio station SiriusXM recently when the subject of her ex-husband came up. She was asked about his "divorce sucks" comment, and explained that she completely agreed with what he said:
"We have a great friendship. We really do. And we always have. And yeah, it’s always tough to envision your future as one thing, but I think there’s a lot of love."
"In what we do, there’s so much unpredictability. I think that it’s a lesson learned a little bit in terms of keeping relationships a little more private potentially, even though I don’t wanna. I pride myself on being a pretty open person, but I don’t know. It’s tough when you’re under the scrutiny."
Pratt is believed to be single at the moment, while Faris is dating cinematographer Michael Barrett, but both appear to be dealing with the breakup well and remaining on great terms as they do - something that a lot of people struggle with following the end of a relationship.