Sam Claflin and Laura Haddock have announced their separation after six years of marriage.

The actors released the same statement via their Instagram accounts, saying they have "decided to legally separate."

"We will move forward with nothing but love, friendship and a deep respect for one another whilst we continue to raise our family together," the statement reads.

"We won't be commenting on this further. Thank you in advance for your support and respecting our privacy at this time."

The message was signed, "Both of us x."

Hunger Games star Claflin and Guardians of the Galaxy's Haddock started dating in 2011 before marrying in 2013. They have two children together; three-year-old son Pip and one-year-old daughter Margot.

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