Singer "Big Girls Don't Cry" has officially requested divorce from Josh Duhamel almost two years after announcing her break-up.
Fergie, 44 submitted the documents on Friday at the Pasadena Courthouse in California. The two announced that they would split up after eight years of marriage in September 2017.
"With absolute love and respect, we have decided to separate as a couple at the beginning of this year," Fergie and Duhamel said in a statement to ET. "In order to give our family the best opportunity to adapt, we wanted to keep this matter private before sharing it with the public."
"We are and will always be united in our mutual and family support." added.
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The actor Josh Duhamel (L) and his singer Fergie come to celebrate the organization's "Decade" for the Clinton Foundation's gala REFERENCES / Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES – Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
LAS VEGAS – DECEMBER 31: Actor Josh Duhamel and Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas visit New Year's Eve at the LAX Nightclub on 31st December 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Weeks / WireImage)
*** WORLD EXCLUSIVE *** 18/01/09 After Fergie and her new husband left their wedding party in Malibu after 2am ? the freshly minted Mr. and Mrs. Josh Duhamel? the same afternoon we left the hotel for a tropical honeymoon, the singer Black Eyed Peas (33) and the actor from Las Vegas (36) had in the Church Estates Vineyards in Malibu made a name. The bridal couple left Los Angeles International Airport with two stopovers, Paris and Doha, to arrive at Male International Airport on January 14th. The couple was greeted by the manager of One & Only Maldives Resort, Reethi Rah, after a short boat trip. One & Only Reethi Rah Hotel is a chic resort with a level of style and sophistication that is second to none in the Maldives. All villas are located on one of the largest islands in North Male Atoll, adorned with endless white sandy coves and turquoise bays. (Photo by Philip Ramey / Corbis on Getty Images)
8. NOVEMBER: Josh Duhamel and Fergie visit GLAMOR Women of the Year arriving on the red carpet at Carnegie Hall, NYC, on November 8, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by CHANCE YEH / Patrick McMullan about Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS – DECEMBER 31: Fergie the Black Eyed Peas and actor Josh Duhamel visit New Year's Eve at the LAX Nightclub on December 31, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Weeks / WireImage)
WESTWOOD, CA – DECEMBER 9: Josh Duhamel and Stacy & # 39; fergie & # 39; Ferguson attend the premiere of & # 39; NINE & # 39; in Los Angeles at the Mann Village Theater on December 9, 2009 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz / WireImage)
RNPS PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2011 – Actor Josh Duhamel and his wife Fergie pose at the premiere of "New Year's Eve" at the Grauman Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California, on December 5, 2011. REUTERS / Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES – Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
HOLLYWOOD, CA – DECEMBER 8: Actor Josh Duhamel (L) and singer Fergie arrive at the TrevorLIVE Los Angeles Benefit to see the Trevor Project's 15-year existence in the Hollywood to celebrate the Palladium on December 8, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards / WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA – NOVEMBER 2: Singer Fergie and actor Josh Duhamel arrive at the LACMA 2013 Art + Film Gala on November 2, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison / Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 12: Fergie and Josh Duhamel are seen on December 12, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin / GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 10: Fergie Duhamel and Josh Duhamel attend the amfAR 2014 New York 2014 Inspiration Gala at the Plaza Hotel on June 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo / FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 30: Josh Duhamel and Fergie Duhamel are on March 30, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin / GC Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA – JANUARY 17: Actor Josh Duhamel and singer Fergie attend the Eagles Concert and after-party during the forum's opening in the forum on January 17, 2014 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen / WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA – MAY 17: Fergie and Josh Duhamel are on May 17, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by GONZALO / Farmer Griffin / GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA – NOVEMBER 23: Fergie and Josh Duhamel attend the 2014 American Music Awards at the Nokia Theater LA and live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles , California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur / AMA2014 / WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 20: Singer Fergie and husband actor Josh Duhamel arrive on February 20, 2015 in Los at Milk Studios Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle / Bauer-Griffin / FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 30: Josh Duhamel and Stacy Ann Ferguson attend the Halloween party of Casamigo's Tequila, which takes place on October 30 in a home. 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amy Graves / Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 31: Fergie and Josh Duhamel attend the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards held on January 31, 2010 at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, California become. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire / FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – NOVEMBER 7: Josh Duhamel and Fergie attend WildAid 2015 at The Montage Hotel on November 7, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris / FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA – AUGUST 7: (LR) Fergie, Axl Jack Duhamel and Josh Duhamel attend a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on the 7th. August 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez / GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 31: Josh Duhamel and Fergie are on March 31, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin / GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA – AUGUST 7: (LR) Axl Jack Duhamel, Fergie and Josh Duhamel take part in a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers in Dodger Stadium on August 7, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez / GC Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – AUGUST 7: Fergie Duhamel and Josh Duhamel attend the premiere of Orion Pictures & # 39; & # 39; Spaceman & # 39; & # 39; at the London Hotel on August 7, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix / WireImage)
The former couple share 5-year-old son Axl and explained how much they still love each other They are the same parents as their little boy.
"We really split it up," Fergie told ET last June. "We all love each other and we love each other, we're all cool and just a family, I have a good co-parenting partner so we work on it."
Duhamel repeated the words of his ex and told ET days Later they got along well with each other.
"We love our child and want the best for it," the actor said at the 2018 NBA Awards. "Fergie and I get along great, we have a lot of love and there's no need to do our best to get our He is number one. "
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