Reportedly Today Show co-host Karl Stefanovic has separated from his wife after 21 years of marriage.
The 42-year-old moved out of the family home he shares with his wife, Cassandra Thorburn, 44, and three children in recent weeks, according to News Limited.
He stayed in the Bondi apartment of his friend James Packer, according to the report.
Friends of the couple were quoted as saying they were “surprised by the separation ‘.
The couple was photographed together in May in a Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia, where they smiled and seemed happy together.
Thorburn Stefanovic met in mid-1990 at a party and was smitten immediately, he told The Sydney Morning Herald in 2014.
He just had moved to Rockhampton to work as a cub reporter for the WIN TV and was working for ABC radio.
“. She told me I look like a very good taste She said,” I guess that’s how you got your work on television, because their child looks nice ‘. ”
“It took me a while to track her down later, but I did,” he said.
He praised his wife last year to give up her own career as a journalist to support her television career.
“She gave up a promising career at ABC and I am eternally grateful and very grateful for that,” he told the Sunday Herald Sun in 2015.
“Cass wanted to be home, and want to be there now, and we are very fortunate to be in a financial position where we can do that.
“But if you ever want to go back to work, then of course you can.”
Radio presenter Ben Fordham echoed similar sentiments, previously telling The Sydney Morning Herald “. There is no doubt that Cass is a crucial ingredient in the success of Karl”
“I think she is ambitious for him … because he wants the best for Karl and she knows how talented he is.”
The couple, who have three children, Jackson, 16, Ava, 11 and 10 years old, river, it is understood that it is working on your marriage.