Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet resign after nearly 5 years of marriage

Lisa Bonet, left, and Jason Momoa arrive at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, January 5, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California (Photo by Jordan Strauss / Invision / AP)

HONOLULU (KHON) – Hawaii-born actor Jason Momoa took to Instagram on Wednesday to announce that he and his wife Lisa Bonet “are parting ways in marriage.”

The couple’s joint statement says: “We do not share this because we think it is newsworthy, but so that as we go about our lives, we can do so with dignity and honesty.”

Read the whole announcement below:

We have all felt the pressure and the changes in these times of transformation … A revolution is unfolding ~ and our family is no exception … feeling and growing from the seismic shifts that are happening

And then ~ We share our family news ~

That we go apart in marriage.

We do not share this because we think it’s newsworthy ~

But to ~ as we go our lives, we can do so with dignity and honesty.

The love between us continues and develops in ways it wants to be known and lived.
We liberate each other ~ to be the ones we learn to be …

Our devotion unwavering
to this holy life
& our children

Teaching our children
What is possible ~
To live the prayer
May love prevail
✨ J & L

Momoa recently returned to Hawaii to record the sequel to Aquaman, called “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom”. The film is expected to premiere in December. During Momoa’s visit, he filmed a public service announcement urging people to take care of the ground for the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Malama Hawaii campaign.

Bonet is known for playing one of Bill Cosby’s daughters on “The Cosby Show” and its spinoff, “A Different World”. She was previously married to musician Lenny Kravitz.

Momoa and Bonet had been together for 16 years but did not officially get married until the end of 2017. They have a son and a daughter together.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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