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Zac Brown Just Made An Unexpected Announcement

Zac Brown and his wife released a statement today regarding the status of their relationship.

Shelly and Zac married in 2006, however, it appears they are parting ways -- 12 years later.

According to People Magazine, the split was announced today.

While the two are separating, they are committed to their family and raising their five children.

Despite the split, it appears as though they are still on good terms, though they admit they drifted apart -- And their lives have gone in different directions.

Their children range from 4 to 11 years old.

The former couple has asked fans to let their own families know they are loved, rather than comment or waste energy on their separation.

To see the Zac and Shelly's full statement, please click here.

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