“After more than 25 years together, Kody and I have grown apart and I have made the difficult decision to leave,” the 49-year-old mother-of-six wrote via Instagram on Tuesday, November 2.
“We will continue to be a strong presence in each other’s lives as we parent our beautiful children and support our wonderful family,” she continued. “At this time, we ask for your grace and kindness as we navigate through this stage within our family.”
Kody wrote in his own statement, “Christine’s decision to leave comes with a great deal of sadness. We enjoyed many years together and I have a large amount of respect and admiration for her. Although we are moving forward on different paths, we will always remain committed parents.”
The Sister Wives stars tied the knot in March 1994 and share six children together: Aspyn, 26, Mykelti, 25, Paedon, 23, Gwendlyn, 20, Ysabel, 18, and Truely, 11.
Rumors have been swirling the duo were heading towards splitsville since Christine put her Flagstaff, Arizona home up for sale and moved back to Utah.
OK! learned the TLC personality is shacking up in a $1.1 million Utah duplex home after fleeing Kody. The residence, built in 2019, boasts 3,490-square feet and features three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
Kody has a combined 18 children with his plural wives ranging in ages from 26 to 4 years old. Meri, Janelle and Robyn have yet to comment on Christine's shocking announcement.