Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel had what appeared to be such a rock solid marriage in the musical theater world. But now their rep confirms the couple have separated.
The couple, both 42, married in 2003 and welcomed a son named Walker in 2009.
The rep for the couple said in a statement, “Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs have jointly decided to separate at this time. Their primary focus and concern is for their son. We ask that you respect their privacy during this time.”
The couple met when they starred together in the original production of the Broadway musical “Rent” in the 1996, with both going on to also star in the 2005 film.
Earlier this year Idina Menzel, a Tony-award winning actress, revealed their perfect seeming marriage wasn’t always easy.
Menzel stated, “We work at it. I’m not going to glamorize it or glorify it – we go through tough times like everybody else. But we love each other very much. We try not to be away from each other for more than two weeks at a time, and we try to find new ways to communicate.”
Here’s Idina chatting with the ladies on “The Talk” about Taye:
Here’s Idina and Taye performing the song “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off”
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