After being together for 12 years, married for 9 of them, Amy Poehler and Will Arnett have separated according to their rep. The comedy couple had previously appeared to be one of the strongest in Hollywood. Working together not only in their private lives to make children Archie, 3, and Abel, 2, they’ve also worked together often in their professional lives. Appearing together on Arrested Development as a married couple, pretending to be brother and sister in Will Ferrell’s film Blades of Glory, and embarking on the worst first date ever on Poehler’s show Parks and Recreation.
The news has to come to a shock to fans and friends all over the world. Poehler has previously said of Arnett,
“I was always attracted to funny people, and Will is so talented and funny, we are genuinely each other’s fans and we love what the other does.”
The comedy power couple aren’t the first Hollywood pair to call it quits recently. Here’s a quick rundown of the other celebrity break ups rocking everybody’s belief in true love.
And most shocking and heartbreaking of all, Chris Harrison (host of The Bachelor/Bachelorette) and his wife.