Gwen Stefani And Gavin Rossdale: The Way They Were

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We take a look back at the rock royal couple's 20-year relationship

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale have filed for divorce after nearly 13 years of marriage, confirming what we all suspected – that love is dead.

The couple released a joint statement declaring the split a ‘mutual decision’, insisting they will remain committed to raising their three sons Kingston, 9, Zuma, 6 and Apollo, one:

“While the two of us have come to the mutual decision that we will no longer be partners in marriage, we remain partners in parenthood and are committed to jointly raising our three sons in a happy and healthy environment.”

According to papers obtained by TMZ, Gwen filed for divorce citing ‘irreconcilable differences’ as the reason for the split.

The 45-year-old ‘Hollaback Girl’, who is worth a reported $85 million, has filed for joint custody of her three sons and declined to pay Brit-born Gavin spousal support.

The rock royal couple were married in 2002 after dating for six years, with the No Doubt frontwoman wearing an unforgettable ombre blush pink John Galliano dress for their London wedding.

Their 20-year relationship was not without its trials and tribulations. In 2004, their marriage was rocked by the news that Gavin was the biological father of model Daisy Lowe, after she took a DNA test.

Gavin reportedly cut off all contact with Daisy’s mother Pearl but he has since developed a relationship his now 26-year-old daughter.

Then in 2010, Gavin admitted to having had a relationship with 80s pop star Marilyn (real name Peter Robinson) despite denying the rumours for 15 years.

Plus, that time Gwen had adult braces and pink hair.

“We go through so much together – it’s a miracle that we could stay together this long,” Gwen told Cosmopolitan back in February.

Image credit: REX

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