“Things were so unhealthy and unhappy for both Jordan and me, I knew I had to end it,” she says. “I really didn’t want to hurt Jordan, and I felt torn about splitting our family up.”
Aguilera also says she felt it was in the best interest for their two-year-old son Max that they divorce.
She reveals, “When you’re unhappy in your marriage, your children are the ones who suffer. That’s the last thing I wanted for my son.”
Life is looking up again for the 29-year-old. She has a budding new romance with Matthew Rutler, a set assistant on Burlesque.
“He’s the kind of person you could spend hours with on the phone talking to and all of a sudden it’s daylight,” she gushed.