Robin Thicke couldn’t get her back. Paula Patton has officially filed for divorce from her husband of nine years.
According to TMZ, the 38-year-old actress wants out of the marriage and also wants joint legal and physical custody of their four-year-old son Julian.
Patton cites irreconcilable differences as the reason behind the split. The divorce is described as “harmonious” and there are no real issues that will cause a conflict.
The “Blurred Lines” crooner tried desperately to win back his wife. He pled for her return on stage during his live shows and even recorded an entire album called Paula dedicated to her. The Hollywood Hills house they shared was put up for sale earlier this summer, but later delisted.
In an interview with Hot 97’s “Ebro in the Morning” in July, Thicke admitted that he had not seen his wife in four months. “We’re apart because we just couldn’t be together anymore for a while. There’s a hundred different reasons. There isn’t just one,” he said.
“She’s the best girl in the world, a great mother and still a good friend,” he added. “I also want to wish her well and let her know that she’s a great person and she deserves to have a good life.”
Patton met Thicke at an 18-and-under club in Los Angeles when she was 15 and he was 14. The high school sweethearts got married in 2005 and announced their separation in February of this year.
“We’ve known each other since we were teenagers. All I can tell you is there’s a deep love there—always was, and always will be,” Patton previously told Vanity Fair.