After 20 years of marriage, beloved comedian Andy Richter and wife Sarah There are calling quits. Fans were caught off guard by the sad news and are looking to social media for answers.
Sarah Tyre, the soon-to-be-ex-Mrs. Richter got ahead of the story and posted this to Twitter:
“After careful consideration, @AndyRichter and I have decided to divorce. We’ve shared a wonderful 27+ years and have 2 fabulous kids whom we love and will continue to parent together. Thanks to our friends and family for their support. ♥️Looking forward to the next chapter…”
Richter, who has since made a huge name or himself in television and movies, first became a household name as Conan O’Brien’s sidekick on the late-night funnyman’s three talk shows.
Thyre his also an actress, best-known for her role as Coach Cherri Wolfe on ‘Strangers With Candy’
Richter, 52, made the following statement about the split:
“It is with sadness that Sarah and I announce that we have separated and have begun divorce proceedings.
“We are extremely proud of the life we’ve built together and shared with so many friends over the years, and even though our marriage has reached its completion we will always maintain a loving friendship and parenting partnership.”
The couple produced two children during the course of their 27 years together, William and Mercy, whom they intend to continue parenting together.
Please join us in praying for their kids as this sad turn of events unfolds in the coming months.