jennie garth peter facinelli 3 gi Peter Facinelli files for divorce from Jennie GarthAlthough word of their split came in early March, on Wednesday (March 28) “Twilight” star Peter Facinelli officially filed divorce papers to end his marriage to Jennie Garth.

According to documents obtained by TMZ, Facinelli cites “irreconcilable differences” for the separation. He’s also asking for joint physical and legal custody of the couple’s three daughters.

Garth immediately filed a response asking to have her name legally changed from Jennifer Facinelli back to Jennifer Garth.

In a new interview with People, Garth talks about her unsuccessful bid to save her marriage.

“I was very resistant,” she says. “I didn’t want it to happen. It took me some time to come to peace with it.” 

Posted by:Liz Kelly Nelson