Fans Show Support For Hayley Williams & Chad Gilbert As They Announce Separation

3 July 2017, 10:49

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James Wilson-Taylor

By James Wilson-Taylor

Both the Paramore and New Found Glory fandoms have sent messages on social media after news broke that the couple have parted ways.

Sad news for all pop punk fans broke over the weekend as Hayley Willams and Chad Gilbert announced their separation after a year of marriage and almost a decade spent as a couple.

In a joint statement posted on their respective Instagram pages, the pair thanked their families and friends for their support and stated that they "will continue to encourage and support each other professionally and personally":

 

Chad proposed to Hayley over Christmas of 2014 and the pair wed in a ceremony in Nashville in February of 2016.

Many in the fandoms of both Paramore and New Found Glory have been quick to offer their support to Hayley and Chad. Here are just a few of the many messages posted to social media:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Both Paramore and New Found Glory continue to tour for the rest of 2017 in support of their respective new albums.