Russell Brand has announced he has filed for divorce from US singer Katy Perry after 14 months of marriage.
Both met in 2008 and got married in October 2010 at a resort inside a tiger reserve in India.
The humorist filed divorce papers in the Los Angeles Superior Court, citing incompatible differences.
In a report the 36-year-old said: "Sadly, Katy and I are finishing our marriage. I'll always adore her and I know we'll as stay friends."
The publication comes after rumor in the press about the state of their association.
Both spent Christmas apart, Brand was pictured in Cornwall while Perry was seen spending it with friends in Hawaii - she was wearing a wedding ring.
Brand made his US get through presenting the MTV awards in 2008, causing outrage when he branded then-President George W Bush "a retarded cowboy fella" who "wouldn't be trusted with shears" in England.
Regardless of the controversy, he was asked back in 2009 and went on to score acting roles in Hollywood comedies like forget Sarah Marshall.
Current year Brand played the energetic heir to the Easter Bunny's throne in the family film "Hop" and took on the title role in "Arthur", a remaining of the 1981 Dudley Moore classic.
Perry's run of No. 1 singles earned her the difference of becoming MTV's first performer of the year previous month.