Newly Single Christina Aguilera Tearfully Embraces Pal

Celebrity News Oct. 13, 2010 AT 8:28AM
Newly Single Christina Aguilera Tearfully Embraces Pal Credit: GSI Media

On Tuesday - the same day UsMagazine.com broke the news that Christina Aguilera and husband Jordan Bratman have separated - the 29-year-old singer was spotted giving a friend a tearful embrace in Los Angeles. Wearing sweats, she covered her famous blonde curls in a brown cap.

Though Aguilera and Bratman — who met in 2002 (he was a producer on one of her albums) and wed in 2005 — have not yet decided whether to divorce, a source tells Us, "they are now living apart, and they will see how that goes."

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“They were very much in love,” explains the insider. "But over the last six months, it became clear they were more like friends than husband and wife."

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The source adds that Aguilera even " proposed their August trip to Italy to rekindle their relationship, but it didn't help."

The duo remain united in their commitment, however, to son Max, 2.

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In a statement Tuesday, Aguilera told Us, "Although Jordan and I are separated, our commitment to our son Max remains as strong as ever.

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