Orlando Bloom breaks silence on Miranda Kerr split: 'Life sometimes doesn't work out' the way we hope
Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr may have closed the book on their marriage, but their story is far from over. Speaking about their split for the first time while filming an episode of Katie Couric's self-titled talk show airing Nov. 1, the "Romeo and Juliet" star said he and his estranged wife would be linked together forever, not as husband and wife but as mom and dad to their 2-year-old son, Flynn.
"We love each other," Bloom, 36, told Couric of the former Victoria's Secret Angel, 30. "We're a family. We're going to be in each other's lives for the rest of our lives. There's no question that, you know, for the sake of our son and everything else, we're going to support one another and love each other as parents to Flynn."
"You know, life sometimes doesn't work out exactly as we plan or hope for," he continued, "but fortunately, we're both adults, and we're professionals, and we love and care about each other. And we, most of all, love our son."
Married since July 2010, the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star and the Australian beauty first announced their split on Oct. 24. The pair released a joint statement through their reps, saying they had been "amicably separated for the past few months" and had "recently decided to formalize their separation."
"Despite this being the end of their marriage," the statement read, "they love, support, and respect each other as both parents of their son and as family."
For more from Orlando Bloom, tune in to "Katie" on Nov. 1 at 3 p.m. on ABC.
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