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Chris Pratt And Anna Faris Announce Split, And No One On Twitter Knows How To React

The devastated, the level-headed and the unrelentingly optimistic.

07/08/2017 10:48 BST

2016 dealt us a number of heartbreaking celebrity break-ups, from the Brangelina split to the end of Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney’s engagement.

However, it seems none of them hit home quite like the news that Chris Pratt and Anna Faris are going their separate ways.

The couple, who have been married since 2009, announced their relationship was over in a joint statement in the early hours of Monday morning (7 August), and no one really knows how to react to the news.

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Chris Pratt and Anna Faris

By the looks of things, a lot of people’s first reaction was heartbreak, particularly given that Chris and Anna had been one of the most relatable couples in Hollywood, with many Twitter users claiming they felt like giving up on romance altogether:

But while plenty of people were mourning the end of one of their favourite celebrity marriage, others pointed out that it was unfair to the two stars involved - and their young son - to claim their break-up signalled the “death of love”:

And some more optimistic social media users took a far more glass-half-full approach, pointing out the very obvious silver lining in the situation:

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