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Extreme Weight Loss' Couple Chris & Heidi Powell Announce They're Splitting Up

Chris and Heidi Powell have called it quits after 10 years of marriage.

The Extreme Weight Loss couple shared the news on Instagram this afternoon with their fans.

“We have some difficult news to share with you today, and hope it’s received with the compassion and love we need right now,” Chris shared in a joint statement. “It is with much thought, prayer, and love that Heidi and I have decided to separate as husband and wife.”

He continued, “While this may come as quite a shock to many of you, please know that this decision was made over the course of many months on a quest to create the best dynamic for our modern family, and we are now in a great place.”

“While we feel an immense amount of sadness from the ending of one chapter, there is also an overwhelming amount of hope, peace, and love as we move into this next chapter with a slightly different-looking relationship.”

Chris and Heidi have two children together, son Cash, 8, and daughter Ruby, 6. The two were also parents to Heidi‘s first two children with her first husband, Derek Solomon.

The split comes after another high-profile couple confirmed their own breakup.

Read Chris and Heidi‘s full statement below:

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We have some difficult news to share with you today, and hope it’s received with the compassion and love we need right now. It is with much thought, prayer, and love that Heidi and I have decided to separate as husband and wife. . While this may come as quite a shock to many of you, please know that this decision was made over the course of many months on a quest to create the best dynamic for our modern family, and we are now in a great place. . While we feel an immense amount of sadness from the ending of one chapter, there is also an overwhelming amount of hope, peace, and love as we move into this next chapter with a slightly different-looking relationship. . We will ALWAYS be a family, bound by 4 amazingly beautiful children (and 2 dads). And as crazy as it may seem, we wouldn’t have it any other way. All 7 of us receive endless amounts of love and support from each other, as well as from the many wonderful people in our lives. . We promise you the relationship between us will only continue to strengthen, and over time you’ll realize that what we have is more than just a marriage. It’s a true and beautiful life partnership—one we are both incredibly grateful for. . Our only ask in all of this is that you please be kind and respect our kids during this time by allowing us a little extra privacy. . As for our passion and desire to change the world? That will never change…and we will continue to excitedly pursue our mission together, side-by-side. . Thank you for loving us…exactly as we are.❤️

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