Demi Moore Ending Marriage to Ashton Kutcher

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Demi Moore is divorcing husband Ashton Kutcher after six years of marriage. 

The actress told ET the breakup comes with "great sadness and a heavy heart." She added: "As a woman, a mother and a wife, there are certain values and vows that I hold sacred, and it is in this spirit that I have chosen to move forward with my life."

Moore said recent months have been a trying time for her and her family. At this time, she is asking for people to respect her privacy.

Kutcher -- who is known for being one of the most prolific celebrity tweeters -- quickly took to his Twitter page after the news broke. "I will forever cherish the time I spent with Demi," he wrote. "Marriage is one of the most difficult things in the world and unfortunately sometimes they fail. Love and Light, AK"

In recent months, rumors that Ashton was unfaithful persisted in the media.

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