Facinelli filed for divorce back in March 2012, citing Jan. News has confirmed the TV star and former spouse Peter Facinelli finalized their divorce on June 11 after nearly 11 years of marriage.1 as the date of their separation, and checking "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for the dissolution.The former couple has three daughters together, Luca Bella, 15, Lola Ray, 9, and Fiona Eve, 6, whom they share joint custody of."While we have decided to end our marriage, we both share the same deep love and devotion to our children," the duo said in a joint statement after annoucing their split."We remain dedicated to raising our beautiful daughters together.We ask for privacy and respect during this time."After their split, the 41-year-old beauty opened up about what wrong and said distance played a large role in the demise of their marriage."He would do everything he could to fly back every weekend," she admitted."[But] it took a real toll on our marriage."But the amicable divorce has worked out for the best, as both parties have given love another go. Jennie Garth left the Hollywood scene for a while and returned to her role as “Kelly” in spin-offs to the show that made her famous.
According to Jason Priestley, Jennie Garth‘s recent body makeover may have gotten a boost from good old-fashioned heartbreak.
Heartbreak Hotel diet is a good one,” Priestley joked with PEOPLE at the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) convention in Miami on Monday, where he is promoting the new season of his comedy .
But when asked if a real life romance between Garth and Luke Perry – who the actor caught up with during last summer’s Old Navy commercial shoot – might be a possibility, Priestly joked, “I have no idea … ” Priestley calls his new alter-ego Richard Fitzpatrick, a used car salesman turned politician, “the antithesis of Brandon Walsh,” and says of his twisted story lines (one episode has him sleeping with a nun in a church), “I sort of feel like I’m in this very high stakes game of chicken with our writers.” RELATED: Jennie Garth Dating Jeremy Salken Ironically, Jason claims any personal similarities to Fitz are old news.
“Back when I was playing Brandon Walsh I was a lot more Fitz and now that I’m playing Fitz, I’m a lot more Brandon,” he says.
Garth split in March from husband Peter Facinelli and has since been linked to a number of men, including former costar Luke Perry. "#lovechicago #happynewyearyall" Garth, who has looked disturbingly skinny since her divorce, said this summer that she's petrified to date again.