Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's conscious uncoupling took a whole lot longer than they told fans. RadarOnline.com has learned that they secretly separated a year before making the public announcement of their split!
The Goop founder on Monday in L.A., citing irreconcilable differences, and divorce documents obtained by Radar list the separation date as May 6, 2013, a year before the split was announced.
The couple has two children, Apple, 10, and Moses, 8, and according to Gwyneth's divorce petition she wants joint custody.
The docs also reveal that Gwyneth and Chris won't be paying , and both will pay their own respective attorney's fees.
The couple's business managers had reportedly been working out the details for weeks before the filing on Monday evening.
The parents recently with their two children in Mexico.
After returning from sunny Mexico, the Coldplay lead singer was spotted with girlfriend, Jennifer Lawrence, while Paltrow took rumored boyfriend, Glee co-creator, Brad Falchuk, as her date to a recent event.