The folk singer made the announcement on her blog saying... she and Ty tried to live an "authentic" life and wanted their separation to be loving.
The couple married in the bahamas in 2008.
They have a son together.
Jennifer Love Hewitt will be back on CBS this fall!
She's joining "Criminal Minds," and will play an undercover FBI agent.
A slightly different role from her run on the "The Client List" as a masseuse-turned-prostitute.
The lifetime show was canceled last year.
Hewitt returns to CBS after a five season run on the "Ghost Whisperer."
The notebook stole people's hearts because of the on screen chemistry between Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams.
But the star-crossed lovers on film, didn't get along off camera according to the films' director Nick Cassavetes .
He recently told VH1 Ryan Gosling got so upset with McAdams on set that he demanded a new actress take over her role.
He says they even had a screaming match. But then the rest of the movie did go a bit smoother.
Its hard to believe the couple everyone fell in love with reportedly didn't have much love for each other.
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