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- Posted on Dec 31st 2010 12:20AM by Georgette Cline
The couple, together for 20 years and officially wed for 18, announced their separation late Thursday (Dec. 30), days before ringing in 2011.
"John and Elaine Mellencamp are proud of their 20 years together and are very happy with their accomplishments both as parents and as a family," the statement reads. "They will continue to raise their two children in Indiana but have decided to call it a day as a couple."
The 'No Better Than This' creator married Elaine on Sept. 5, 1992. The two met when the model was hired to pose for the cover of his 1991 album, 'Whenever We Wanted.' They share children Hud and Speck together.
No details surrounding the reason for the couple's split have been released.