After 22 years of marital bliss. Bruce and Kris Jenner have officially separated. This afternoon, the couple released a joint statement to E!:
But we will always have much love and respect for each other. Even though we are separated, we will always remain best friends and, as always, our family will remain our number one priority.
For the past year, there have been rumors that the couple are having marital challenges. Earlier this year, Khloe Kardashian, told Jay Leno:
They’re not having problems, but they still like to live apart, which is definitely different. You know, Bruce and my mom, they wanted some… In my house there is a man room for [Lamar Odom]. A room, not a different house. So I think they took my idea and ran with it. They got another house and Bruce stays there sometimes.”
Viewers of their popular show, Keeping Up With the Kardashian’s, have also witnessed potential signs leading to divorce court.
No statements from the Kardashian clan have yet been released. The couple have to two children together, Kendall and Kylie, and each have four kids from previous marriages. *****UPDATED*****According to the Associated Press, no divorce papers have been filed and Bruce will continue to appear on the family’s reality show. The admission explains why on recent episodes, Bruce Jenner moved out to his own beach house, saying he needed more space. Since Bruce Jenner moved out, he’s still featured on the series often. Kris Jenner has taped scenes at his new home, as have the other Kardashian kids. The couple has granted an exclusive about their separation to US Weekly, where they talk about their break-up. The couple confirmed they’ve split and have been separated for a year. Reportedly, they have no prenup. P.S. Are we surprised or did we see this one coming?