Jim Carrey and Jenny McCarthy have used the social networking and microblogging service Twitter to announce their breakup from each other to the world.

Carrey tweeted “Jenny and I have just ended our 5yr relationship. I’m grateful 4 the many blessings we’ve shared and I wish her the very best! S’okay! ?;^>”

McCarthy tweeted, “Im so grateful for the years Jim and I had together. I will stay committed to Jane and will always keep Jim as a leading man in my heart.”

AP reports that both publicists for Carrey and McCarthy have confirmed the split.