"After four wonderful years of marriage we have mutually decided to amicably end our marriage," the pair wrote in a Sept. 6 Instagram post. "There are many speculative narratives as to why but, truly this is a united decision and we sincerely hope that everyone can respect our wishes for privacy for us and our children."
In September, Sophie filed a lawsuit against her ex, alleging that he was preventing their kids (who are both U.S. and U.K. citizens) from returning to "their habitual residence of England" by withholding their passports.
"Joe is seeking shared parenting with the kids so that they are raised by both their mother and father," his rep told E! News in a Sept. 21 statement, "and is of course also okay with the kids being raised both in the U.S. and the U.K."
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"After a productive and successful mediation, we have agreed that the children will spend time equally in loving homes in both the U.S. and the U.K.," they shared in a joint statement to E! News Oct. 10. "We look forward to being great co-parents."
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