Robin Thicke & Paula Patton announce their separation...

High school sweethearts Robin Thicke and Paula Patton have announced their separation after nearly nine years of marriage. In a joint statement to PEOPLE, they declare that, “We will always love each other and be best friends, however, we have mutually decided to separate at this time.”

Their last public appearance together was at last month's Grammy Awards. I wonder if it had anything to do with his lewd antics of late such as this, this and this. She wants to be in a respectful marriage and he just wants to be a playboy and have his cake. A recipe for disaster, obviously.

What woman in her right mind would put up with it? Now he can grab as many female butts as he likes, dirty dance with other women and have his crotch twerked upon without the burden of having 'married man' tag attached to him. SMH.