Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

Struggling to process the news that Hollywood golden couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are to divorce? Yes, us too.

The story was confirmed on Monday, with the actress’s manager Geyer Kosinki saying: ‘Angelina is doing what’s best in the interest of taking care of her children. She appreciates everyone’s understanding of their need for privacy at this time.’

Entertainment attorney Robert Offer added that the move was for ‘the health of her family’

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‘Angelina has filed for dissolution of the marriage,’ he said. ‘This decision was made for the health of the family. She will not be commenting, and asks that the family be given its privacy at this time.’

Brad – who reportedly only learned of Angelina’s plans to divorce him one day before – then released a statement of his own to People magazine:

‘I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the well-being of our kids. I kindly ask the press to give them the space they deserve during this challenging time.’

The couple famously met on the set of Mr & Mrs Smith in 2005, when Brad was still married to Friends star Jennifer Aniston.

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But their relationship soon exploded, with Brad divorcing Jen, getting together with Angelina and building a family of six kids with her.

With the divorce marking the end of what was thought to be one of Hollywood’s strongest partnerships, we’ve looked back on their 10-year relationship in a bid to re-live the happy times. Try to stay strong (and maybe have a tissue to hand)…