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Actor Taye Diggs & Wife Idina Menzel Separate After 10 Years Of Marriage

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Actor Taye Diggs and his wife Idina Menzel have decided to split after 10 years of marriage according to People Magazine. Reps 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 actors met as members of the original Broadway cast of Rent in 1995 and also costarred in the 2005 film adaptation, reprising their respective Broadway roles as saucy bisexual performance artist Maureen and yuppie landlord Benny.

Earlier this year the couple spoke candidly about their marriage in an interview with People:

 “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.”

The former couple has a four-year-old son, Walker Nathaniel Diggs.

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