Paula Patton and Robin Thicke Separate

Getty Images

Paula Patton and Robin Thicke have decided to separate.

UPDATE: Robin Thicke addressed his fans via Facebook on Tuesday, writing, "I want to thank everyone for the well wishes these last few days. My fans mean everything to me. I'm looking forward to getting back on out on the road and performing in Washington, D.C. this Thursday, and the rest of the #RobinThickeTour! Looking forward to seeing everyone out there."

After nine years of marriage, Robin Thicke and Paula Patton have decided to separate.

"We will always love each other and be best friends, however, we have mutually decided to separate at this time," the 38-year-old actress and the 36-year-old Blurred Lines singer said Monday in a joint statement. People was first to report the news.

RELATED PICS: Celebrity Splits

The high school sweethearts married in June of 2005 and have one son together named Julian Fuego Thicke, age 3.

Are you surprised by this celebrity split?