LOS ANGELES, CALIF.–“American Idol” judge Jennifer Lopez and her husband of seven years, singer Marc Anthony, announced today they were splitting up.

“We have decided to end our marriage,” the couple said in a statement.

“This was a very difficult decision. We have come to amicable conclusion on all matters. It is a painful time for all involved and we appreciate the respect of our privacy at this time.”

The celebrity couple, who performed together on the recent season finale of “American Idol,” did not provide any specific reasons for the split.

Lopez, 41, and Anthony, 42, have 3-year-old twins, Emme and Max.

The divorce will be the third for Lopez, and the second for Anthony.