Kaley cuoco officially filed for divorce from Karl Cook Friday September 3.
The Flight attendant the star, 35, filed the documents with the California Superior Court for Los Angeles County the same day the couple first announced their separation, Us weekly confirmed.
“Despite a deep love and respect for one another, we have realized that our current paths have led us in opposite directions”, The Big Bang Theory alum and Cook, 30, confirmed the news of their separation via a statement to Us weekly Friday. “We both shared much of our journey publicly, so while we prefer to keep this aspect of our personal lives private, we wanted to be open in our truth together. There is neither anger nor animosity, quite the contrary.
The estranged couple added that they “have made this decision together out of immense respect and consideration for each other and ask you to do the same with the understanding that we will not be sharing any additional details or commenting further.”
The 8 simple rules alum started dating the date in 2016 before announcing their engagement a year later. They tied the knot in San Diego, California in June 2018.
Months before announcing their split, the two each posted a sentimental tribute to the other via Instagram in June for their third wedding anniversary.
“NY, June 30, 2016 is the year we met. 2 years to the day before our marriage and now 3 years married! Cuoco captioned a black and white photo with Cook at the time. “Why have you been married to me for so long ?!” I am sincerely impressed @mrtankcook lol I love you oh so much you have no idea… happy birthday !!! ”
Cook, for his part, shared his own post for the Golden Globe nominee. “Agree @kaleycuoco I’m just as amazed as it was… three years I feel like lightning,” he wrote, alongside a playful pic of Cuoco. “I love you so much and I can’t wait a million more years !!”
Two weeks later, the couple adopted a dog together. “When you know, you know! Yes founder Norman Productions posted via Instagram in July. “Welcome to the family, Larry! He is a big 9 year old giant mastiff dog of love and we are obsessed. Thank you @ pawsforlifek9 & @rita_earl_blackwell for the perfect addition to our lives. #seniorsunday #adoptdontshop #rescuedog (thanks also to his previous parents for taking care of him!) »
Cuoco, who was previously married to a tennis player Ryan sweeting from 2013 to 2016, previously, she had opened up about her unconventional marriage to Cook after their first move in together in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic.
“We have been married for a year and a half, together for almost four years and this forties forced us to move in together,” she explained during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in April 2020. “It’s been great for our relationship, and we love each other, we made it happen, which is even better.”
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