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Scott Stapp and his wife Jaclyn have split after 18 years of marriage. “Out of respect for their family, Scott intends to navigate this difficult time privately,” a representative told People. The couple is moving forward with the divorce after each filing separately. Jaclyn first filed in June 2022, which was withdrawn, and Scott filed in May 2023. An insider spoke with People saying, “Scott and Jaclyn had determined the marriage was over but continued to try to make it work.”

The Creed frontman tied the knot with Jaclyn on February 11, 2006 after they met at a gala for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in New York. They share three children together: Milan, 17, Daniel, 13 and Anthony, 6. Stapp is also dad to son Jagger, 25, whom he shares with ex-wife Hillaree Burns.

In March, Stapp spoke in an interview about his marriage, saying it’s all “a learning experience.” “Relationships teach you a lot of things, good and bad, and I’ve learned that no matter how they resolve or how they continue, that each stage in each season of the relationship is most definitely a learning experience,” he said. “You have to look back at it as such, no matter what, and you have to reframe it. Reframing it no matter what the circumstance is precipitates growth and helps you become a better human being and a better partner.”

In 2015, the pair signed up for couples therapy following Stapp’s public meltdown the year prior. At the time, the musician was recovering from substance abuse and was misdiagnosed with bipolar disorder. In a 2015 interview, Jaclyn opened up about her experience and how she focused on keeping their children safe. “I was definitely out of my element. It was very difficult doing therapy and talking about these intense issues with cameras around us 24/7. But even though it was hard, it was also life-changing,” she said at the time. “I have no regrets about doing the show. It was a positive experience. We made some friends, and Dr. Jenn went head-on with a lot of issues that we had never talked about in 10 years in marriage. It’s hard to talk about mental health, addiction… but we talked about some very serious issues as husband and wife.”

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