Justin Trudeau And Wife Separating After 18 Years

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Nicole Silverio Media Reporter
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie, are separating after 18 years of marriage.

The prime minister made the announcement in an Instagram post Wednesday.

“Hi everyone, Sophie and I would like to share the fact that after many meaningful and difficult conversations, we have made the decision to separate,” Trudeau wrote. “As always, we remain a close family with deep love and respect to each other and for everything we have built and will continue to build. For the well-being of our children, we ask that you respect our and their privacy. Thank you.”


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The couple married in May 2005 and have three children. (RELATED: Justin Trudeau Says Canada Will Retaliate Against US Over Trump’s Steel Tariffs)