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Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor splitting up after 17 years of marriage

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 13: Actor Christine Taylor and actor/director/producer Ben Stiller attend the premiere of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" during AFI FEST 2013 presented by Audi at TCL Chinese Theatre on November 13, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for AFI)

HOLLYWOOD — A long-time Hollywood couple is splitting up after 17 years of marriage.

Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor released a joint statement to people magazine on Friday.

It says “with tremendous love and respect for each other, we have made the decision to separate. We kindly ask that the media respect our privacy at this time.”

Stiller and Taylor co-starred in “Zoolander,” “Dodgeball,” “Tropic Thunder,” “Arrested Development” and “Zoolander 2.”

The 51-year-old Stiller and 45-year-old Taylor got married in 2000, according to USA Today. They have two children together, a 15-year-old daughter and an 11-year-old son.