Jake Owen Announces Divorce on Twitter

Jake Owen and Lacey Buchanan

Jake Owen and Lacey Buchanan arrive at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino on April 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Jake Owen and his wife, Lacey Buchanan, are getting divorced, the country superstar announced Friday (Aug. 7) on Twitter.

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"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," he wrote in the Twitter statement. "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."

Jake and Lacey were married in May 2012. They welcomed their daughter, Olive Pearl, on Nov. 22, 2012.


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