Jake Owen announced he was getting a divorce on Friday.
The country singer broke the news on Twitter that he and his wife Lacey Buchanan were splitting up after three years of marriage. The couple has a 2-year-old daughter named Pearl.
“This is the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my life,” Owen said. “We appreciate your support and privacy in this matter.”
“I wanted to let my fans know how much I’ve appreciated their support of not only my career, but my family as a whole. Sadly, Lacey and I have decided to end our marriage.”
“We want to focus on our daughter Pearl and make sure that she has a beautiful life with loving parents. We appreciate you respecting our privacy during this time.” (RELATED: Miranda Lambert’s Most Beautiful Moments)