American actor Jason Momoa, best known for starring in Aquaman, and his wife Lisa Bonet announced their separation on Thursday. The former couple, who began dating in 2005 and tied the knot in 2017, issued a joint statement informing the end of their marriage. The statement read, "We have all felt the squeeze and changes of these transformational times... A revolution is unfolding and our family is of no exception... feeling and growing from the seismic shifts occurring. And so we share our family news that we are parting ways in marriage." Addressing the reason behind their decision to announce their split publicly, Momoa and Bonet said, "We share this not because we think it's newsworthy but so that as we go about our lives we may do so with dignity and honesty. The love between us carries on, evolving in ways it wishes to be known and lived. We free each other to be who we are learning to become." The couple further stated that they would continue to be devoted to their children Lola and Nakoa-Wolf and wrote, "Our devotion unwavering to this sacred life our children. Teaching our children what's possible. Living the prayer. May love prevail J and L." Below is the statement: 


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Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet began a relationship after being introduced to each other at a jazz club in 2005. The couple welcomed their first child, Lola, in 2007 and their second child, Nakoa-Wolf, in December 2008. Momoa spoke about his first date with Bonet during an appearance on the U.S. talk show, The Late Late Show with James Corden. He said, "We just happened to be in the right place at the right time." Lisa Bonet is also mother to actress Zoe Kravitz, 33, whom she had with her ex-husband Lenny Kravitz.