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Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum Separate

Looking back at the way they were.

The dance is over for Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum. The couple, who met on the set of the 2006 movie "Step Up" and married in 2009, announced on April 2 that they would be separating.

"We have lovingly chosen to separate as a couple," read a statement posted to Channing's Instagram account and signed jointly by the couple. "We fell deeply in love so many years ago and have had a magical journey together. Absolutely nothing has changed about how much we love one another, but love is a beautiful adventure that is taking us on different paths for now."

Over the course of their nearly nine-year marriage, the couple cultivated a reputation as an outgoing, fun-loving pair. Look back at their best moments.

Two to Tango Jesse Grant/WireImage Two to Tango "Step Up" proved to be a breakout film for the two performers (seen here at the Sundance Film Festival in 2006), who began dating during production. As Jenna tells it, she initially rebuffed Channing's advances since he'd just gotten out of another relationship. But his charms, eventually, won out. "He went out partying with a bunch of dancers," Jenna recalled to Cosmopolitan. "His room was right above mine, and he came down drunk with a sombrero on, banging on my door. He was like, 'I couldn't stop thinking about you. Let's do this. I just want to be with you.' From that point forward, we were together." Making It Official Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage Making It Official The couple wed on July 11, 2009, at Church Estates Vineyards in Malibu, California. (Channing and Jenna are seen here two years earlier at the Grand Opening of Cain at Cove Atlantis in Nassau, Bahamas.) Baby Makes Three Jay L. Clendenin/LA Times via Getty Images Baby Makes Three In 2013, Jenna gave birth to the couple's only child, a daughter named Everly. "I love being a dad," Channing told Vanity Fair in 2015. "They're like little mirrors running around. They show you things about yourself you wouldn't pay attention to before." Cutting a Rug Kevin Mazur/WireImage Cutting a Rug Given their "Step Up" origin story (and their respective histories as dancers) it only made sense the couple would sometimes get down for fun and philanthropy. The Tatums are seen here performing at the Revlon Concert for the Rainforest Fund in 2012. They also made a very memorable appearance on a 2016 episode of Lip Sync Battle. Couples Costume Amy Graves Couples Costume Channing and Jenna channel "The Cat in the Hat" and ham it up at the 2015 Casamigos Tequila Halloween Party in L.A. The End of the Road Dave J Hogan The End of the Road "There are no secrets nor salacious events at the root of our decision — just two best-friends realizing it's time to take some space and help each other live the most joyous, fulfilled lives as possible," the couple stressed in their statement. "We are still a family and will always be loving dedicated parents to Everly. We won't be commenting beyond this, and we thank you all in advance for respecting our family's privacy. Sending lots of love to everyone."