Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor confirmed to Us Weekly that they are separating after 17 years of marriage.
“With tremendous love and respect for each other, and the 18 years we spent together as a couple, we have made the decision to separate,” the couple announced in a joint statement. “Our priority will continue to be raising our children as devoted parents and the closest of friends. We kindly ask that the media respect our privacy at this time.”
The couple met while shooting a film in 1999 called Heat Vision and Jack, and were married in 2000 in Hawaii. They were known for co-starring in films together, some of which include Zoolander, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Tropic Thunder, and Zoolander 2.
The couple have two children together, Ella Olivia who was born in April 2002, and son Quinlin Dempsey who was born in July 2005.