Jodie Turner-Smith Just Broke Her Silence On Her Divorce From Joshua Jackson, And Here’s What She Had To Say

After filing for divorce in October, Jodie talked about having the courage to step away from “places that are not good for us.”

Jodie Turner-Smith is keeping a positive outlook amid her divorce from Joshua Jackson.

Joshua in a tuxedo and Jodie in a beaded gown with plunging neckline pose together at an event

After they tied the knot in 2019, Jodie filed to divorce Joshua in October of last year, citing “irreconcilable differences” as the legal grounds for the split.

Jodie in an embellished gown and Joshua in a velvet suit and bow tie

Much to fans’ shock, court documents obtained by BuzzFeed stated the official date of separation as Sept. 13, which was only a day after Jodie and Joshua had been happily photographed together at an event in New York.

Jodie in a feathered gown and Joshua in a black tuxedo

With this in mind, the news of their split came as a bit of a surprise. And insiders also began to allege that Joshua was a little shocked too, claiming that he was “caught off guard by Jodie’s decision to divorce.”

Joshua Jackson in a blazer and shirt, smiling at an event

Notably, Joshua has yet to comment on the split. However, Jodie is now speaking out for herself and making it clear that she has no hard feelings toward her ex.

Jodie poses in an elegant dress with layered necklaces

“Sometimes things we really want to work just don’t end up working,” the Queen & Slim star said during an interview with the Times in the UK, published Sunday. “And that’s OK. The most important thing is that you choose what’s healthiest for you and your family, and definitely your children.”

Joshua in a suit and Jodie in a gown with a glittery finish

As you may know, the former couple are parents to a 3-year-old named Juno, and while reflecting on the end of their marriage, Jodie said that her daughter was at the forefront of her mind as she was making the decision to file for divorce.

Jodie in a ruffled dress and Joshua in a classic tuxedo on the red carpet

Shortly after their divorce made headlines, People magazine published a report claiming that their marriage had become "unhealthy" and that Jodie "decided she is done."

Jodie in a beaded gown with plunging neckline and Joshua in a velvet tuxedo

Following these rumors, Jodie didn’t comment explicitly on the reason for the split — though she did suggest that it’s always wise to stop and ask yourself if you’re truly happy in any situation.

Jodie with cropped hair in a shirt poses for a photo

Concluding that she doesn't deem the marriage to be “a failure,” Jodie finished by reflecting fondly and looking toward a happier future for them both.

Jodie in a sparkling dress with a neck strap and Joshua in a classic tuxedo, both smiling

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