Divorcing Couples Turn to Selfies to Announce Their Break-Up

Some splitting couples are adopting the new trend of documenting the final moments of their divorce and sharing the photos through their social media accounts.
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divorce selfie. I guess it's a new way cups are announcing their split doing it with smiles. Sara, you're explain it to us. We mark all the big events in our lives but no one was expecting divorces. Take a look. It's the post-breakup phenomenon taking social media by storm. Divorcees ditching their marriage and saying "I do" to divorce selfies finding a silver lining in splitsville by turning a heartbreaking situation into a fun photo-op. A light-hearted way to announce your divorce in one shot and also let people know that they don't have to feel awkward around you. Reporter: This is Florida couple Keith Hindson and Michelle knight on their wedding day. Fast forward three years, they're happily divorced. The most applicable, easy-going divorce in history. Reporter: The exes stealing the deal with a selfie outside the courtroom. She said, hey, do you want to take a selfie as a joke. I said, why not. Reporter: Hindson sharing this photo on instagram with the caption "Here's to the most friendly, respectful and loving split imaginable." The response? 99% positive. We're celebrating the fact that we can move forward. Reporter: But Keith and Michele not the only ones showing divorce can have a happy ending. Canadian couple Shannon and Chris Newman declaring their 11-year marriage officially over by snapping a selfie outside this Calgary courthouse Thursday. We kind of high-fived and did a selfie and went on our way. Reporter: In just a matter of days, the candid photos gone see gummies in a whole new light. Back fromank B ameofca ri buyto new AYM B g.ag before earniack everywhere, every time and 2% back

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