The Bachelorette couple Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum have finalized their divorce three months after filing the divorce paperwork and over a year after separating.

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Ashley and J.P.'s divorce became official when a final judgment was entered on October 7 for the Season 7 The Bachelorette couple, Us Weekly reported.

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Ashley, 36, and J.P., 44, reached a settlement agreement that is confidential and was not filed with the court, and so their divorce is now closed.

J.P. filed for divorce from Ashley in Miami-Dade County in Florida on July 28, according to court records obtained by E! News.

J.P. had told the website there was "no fighting" as they proceeded with a divorce and they would remain "friendly" in order to co-parent their two children: son Fordham Rhys, 7, and daughter Essex Reese, 4.

"It's 100% Perfectly ok to NOT have all the answers, to NOT know what the future holds, to be afraid, to have anxiety, to feel uneasy about anything and everything," J.P. wrote on Instagram in August shortly after filing for divorce.

J.P. told his followers to "embrace the unknown" and "live your life."

Ashley just announced on Wednesday via Instagram that she has a new boyfriend.

When a social-media user asked the pediatric dentist whether J.P. has met her new man, Ashley replied, "No!"

"I am in no rush for that," she added, according to Us.

But Ashley assured her fans in August that she'll be careful whom she introduces to her children and that J.P. will meet a man in her life before the kids do.

"I'm pretty sure my kids don't understand what dating is," Ashley had noted. "If I am serious enough with someone, they will meet JP first, then the kids. But wow, I don't feel ready for that yet!"

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While Ashley appears happy and moved on from her marriage, she apparently isn't sure she'd like to walk down the aisle again.

Ashley said on Wednesday that "marriage complicates things" and she would "rather just love someone and choose to be with them."

When asked whether she and J.P. are still "friends" during her Q&A -- considering the pair reunited for Ford's birthday party earlier this month -- Ashley responded, "Define friends?"

"We communicate as necessary for the well-being of our children! He still never laughs at my jokes," she added.

As for J.P., he revealed in February that he felt "ready" but also "terrified" to enter the dating world again.

Ashley said this past summer she's "all for" J.P. meeting someone new and she'd like for him to find a partner who will make him happy.

"If JP introduces someone to me, that means it's serious. I would be very happy for him. Honestly," Ashley previously insisted.

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"If JP is happy that means my kids are around someone that is bright, uplifting, loving, etc etc."

After all, Ashley had admitted she and J.P. broke up in part because they "see the cup differently."

"I lost a huge part of what I loved about myself towards the end of my marriage," Ashley said after announcing the breakup. "I feel like myself again. Don't have an explanation for it tho."

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Ashley and J.P. first announced in October 2020 they had decided to split up and "separate ways" after nearly eight years of marriage.

"It is with a heavy heart that I share with you that, after months of separation, JP and I have amicably decided to go our separate ways," Ashley captioned a photo of the couple in happier times on Instagram.

"We created the most beautiful children and shared memories that will never be forgotten. Our differences have taken a toll on our relationship and after years of attempting to repair the damage, we've decided that it is in our family's best interest to create new and separate lives for our children."

According to J.P.'s Instagram posting, The Bachelorette couple had already been separated for months prior to their big announcements.

"I have written and rewritten this post dozens of times and each time I feel the same level of disbelief and extreme sadness," J.P. wrote on Instagram around this same time last year.

"While I realize that this will come as a complete shock to everyone, I can assure you that this is something that has been developing in our relationship for quite a while. It is with a heavy heart that I share with you that after months of separation, Ashley and I have amicably decided to live our lives apart from one another."

In his posting, J.P. also insisted the couple had done "absolutely everything" they could to save their marriage and they've had irreconcilable differences for years.

"Please please please know that there is no one to blame, that there's no event that triggered this decision, that no one is the victim, and that we've done absolutely everything we possibly can to try to salvage this marriage," he wrote.

"I think we've both come to realize that we are just two very different people, with very different personalities and perspectives, who just don't see eye to eye on a lot life fundamentals, those which are the building blocks for a happy and healthy marriage."

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The Bachelorette couple's split announcement came two years after Ashley and J.P. had renewed their wedding vows in a beachfront ceremony in Aruba in August 2018.

Ashley originally appeared on Season 15 of The Bachelor starring Brad Womack and then became The Bachelorette's seventh-season star.

Ashley ended up selecting J.P. over her runner-up, Ben Flajnik, at The Bachelorette season's Final Rose Ceremony for Season 7 in Fiji.

J.P. proposed marriage to Ashley in the finale that aired on ABC in Summer 2011, and the couple got married in December 2012 in a ceremony that was also televised.

The Bachelorette couple welcomed Fordham in September 2014 and Essex Reese in November 2016.

In 2017, Ashley and J.P. also appeared on Season 7 of Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars.

During their Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars appearance, Ashley voiced her frustration with J.P.'s "tunnel vision with work" while J.P. found Ashley's inability to put him first "reprehensible."

In addition, Ashley and J.P. were shown disagreeing on parenting approaches.

In late 2019, J.P. revealed he had been diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare disorder in which the body's immune system mistakenly attacks nerve cells.

According to J.P., the condition had made it difficult or nearly impossible for him to pick up a phone, button buttons, tie shoelaces, put on deodorant, or play with his children.

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About The Author: Elizabeth Kwiatkowski
Elizabeth Kwiatkowski is Associate Editor of Reality TV World and has been covering the reality TV genre for more than a decade.