Twilight star Peter Facinelli divorces after 11 years

Wednesday March 14, 2012

Twilight star Peter Facinelli and his actress wife Jennie Garth are divorcing.

The actor, who plays Carlisle Cullen in the vampire movies, and the former Beverly Hills 90210 star announced they were splitting after 11 years of marriage.

The pair - who have three daughters together aged from five to 14 - told People:

"While we have decided to end our marriage, we both share the same deep love and devotion to our children. We remain dedicated to raising our beautiful daughters together.

"We ask for privacy and respect during this time."

Peter and Jennie met when they worked together in 1996 and they went on to tie the knot in 2001.

Photo: © Getty

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