News

Reality TV stars Kris and Bruce Jenner announce split

Reality TV stars Kris and Bruce Jenner announce split

SPLIT: Bruce (left) and Kris Jenner announce they have split up after 22 years of marriage. Photo: Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Kardashian reality television family matriarch Kris Jenner and Olympic gold medal athlete Bruce Jenner have separated, the couple said in a joint statement to celebrity outlet E! News on Tuesday.

The couple were married in 1991 and have two teenage daughters, Kendall and Kylie, who appear on the Kardashian reality TV programs.

“We are living separately and we are much happier this way,” the Jenners told E! in a statement.

Kris Jenner’s office did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment.

Kris Jenner, 57, whose Fox TV talk show “Kris” is awaiting word on its renewal after a six-week trial run in the summer, is the mother of Kourtney, Kim and Khloe Kardashian, the three sisters who lead the E! reality series “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” and also star in spin-off shows.

Bruce Jenner, 63, won the gold medal in the decathlon at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.

Kris Jenner was previously married to the late Robert Kardashian, a defense attorney for O.J. Simpson during the former football player’s sensational 1995 murder trial.

Latest Headlines

in Local

Maine Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Girl

GENERIC COURT LARGE

A Sidney man charged with sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl he was baby-sitting has pleaded guilty.

in Local

Pot Activists Deliver Petitions in York

pot

A group that wants to legalize marijuana for recreational use by adults has submitted petitions to the town of York.

in Local

Donations Can Double in Maine Governor’s Race

GENERIC MONEY LARGE

New donors will now be able to give up to $3,000 to a candidate for Maine governor.

in Local

Maine Heating Prices Drop in August

Newsradio WGAN

A Maine government survey says the average price of heating oil in the state has dropped 6 cents from a month ago to $3.39 per gallon.

in Local

Police: Maine Woman Burned 4-Year-Old Daughter

police

The Franklin County Sheriff's Department says a Maine mom burned her 4-year-old daughter with a wood-engraving tool as punishment.