Jay Mohr and Nikki Cox are calling it quits after 10 years of marriage, but the 46-year-old actor tells ET in an exclusive statement that there's still love between the two of them.
"This is not a story for the news. This story is eternal and for our hearts. Two people fell in love and loved with everything they had," Mohr says. "Those two people still love each other. Celebrate that. Print LOVE over and over if you print anything about our home and the love we still share."
Mohr filed for divorce on Tuesday, citing irreconcilable differences and joint legal and physical custody of their 5-year-old son, Meredith.
The Suburgatory actor initially filed for divorce from Cox in July, but rescinded six days later. At the time of the filing, he also submitted an emergency petition to seek full custody of their son. Mohr alleged in the legal documents that his wife self-medicated to cope with her depression and he fears for their child's safety.
Jay Mohr and Nikki Cox
Jay Mohr and Nikki Cox
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Jay Mohr and Nikki Cox attend the Final Draft 1st Annual Screenwriters Choice Awards held at The Paley Center for Media on February 7, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Leslie Nestor Miranda/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Jay Mohr and Nikki Cox attend the Final Draft 1st Annual Screenwriters Choice Awards held at The Paley Center for Media on February 7, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by James Lemke Jr/WireImage)
(EXCLUSIVE, Premium Rates Apply) LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Actors Nikki Cox and Jay Mohr attend the 51st Annual GRAMMY Awards held at the Staples Center on February 8, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
ActorJay Mohr and actress Nikki Cox arrive at the 35th Annual People's Choice Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on January 7, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 10: (L-R) Actor Jay Mohr, actress Nikki Cox, and actor Joshua Jackson arrive at the 35th annual People's Choice Awards nominations held at the Peninsula Hotel on November 10, 2008 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 10: Actress Nikki Cox and actor Jay Mohr arrive at the 35th Annual People's Choice Awards nominees announcement on November 10, 2008 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - JANUARY 7: (ITALY OUT, NY DAILY NEWS OUT, NY NEWSDAY OUT) Jay Mohr and Nikki Cox walk through midtown on January 7, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Arnaldo Magnani/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MAY 14: Actors Jay Mohr and Nikki Cox arrives at the 2008 CBS UpFront at Carnegie Hall on May 14, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
Jay Mohr and Nikki Cox during 2006 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Awards Ceremony at Waldorf Astoria in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Carley Margolis/FilmMagic)
Jay Mohr and Nikki Cox during 9th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards in Las Vegas Hosted By Jay Mohr at The Joint at The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. (Photo by Denise Truscello/WireImage)
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A few days later, however, Mohr changed his mind about the divorce. "We are very married, very in love and that's really all there is," he said at the time (via Page Six).
Mohr and Cox, 38, got engaged in February 2006 and tied the knot in December of the same year. After two years of marriage, Mohr filed a petition in Los Angeles Superior Court to legally take his wife's last name, which made his new full name Jon (his birth name) Ferguson Cox Mohr.