One of country’s “it” couples has called it quits after less than a year of marriage. PEOPLE reports that Carly Pearce has filed for divorce from Michael Ray after 8 months of marriage. The couple’s reps have confirmed the unfortunate news with PEOPLE exclusively.

“This was a hard decision. It wasn’t something she wanted to have to do,” a source close to Pearce tells PEOPLE. “This hasn’t been a quarantine realization — it was a last resort.”

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