Bruce Jenner and Kris Jenner separate after 22 years

According to TMZ, Olympian Bruce Jenner and Kris Jenner, the matriarch of the Kardashian clan, have separated after 22 years of marriage. According to sources, the couple claims to be much happier living separately, although according to the couple, they “will always have much love and respect for each other. Even though we are separated, we will always remain best friends and, as always, our family will remain our No. 1 priority.”

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Bruce Jenner (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The separation of Bruce Jenner and Kris Jenner is nothing new to the Kardashian clan, Khloe Kardashian, Kris Jenner’s daughter from her first marriage, has also been struggling to keep her own four year marriage to Lamar Odom intact. According to recent reports, she has been trying to be supportive of her spouse despite his reported battle with drug addiction, a DUI arrest, a one-day stint in rehab, and reports of infidelity. Her most recent Tweet referred to her undying love until the end.

When her brother asked what he thought about their relationship he admitted he supported both Lamar and his sister but Khloe was his sister. His ultimate goal for her was for her to “be happy.”

What do the kids think about the Bruce Jenner Separation?

Bruce Jenner and his wife have refused to comment on the split. Their children, which include two from their marriage, Kendall and Kylie, and another four from Kris Jenner’s previous marriage to lawyer Robert Kardashian include Kim, Kourtney, Khloe and Rob Kardashian, have been more open about their parent’s struggles. In fact, Rob Kardashian told “Entertainment Tonight” that his stepfather has “been in my life since I was two years old and that will never change and same obviously with my mom, same with my sisters. There’s no bad blood.”

The announcement of the split between Bruce Jenner and Kris was made Tuesday, and according to them, they are happier now. They also suggest that they plan to remain friends, an arrangement which the Kardashian kids seem to think might be possible. Rob commented that he did not think there was any “negative or bad blood” between the pair and seemed to think their relationship was better now than ever.

In fact, there are some reports that the split will not impact their shooting an episode of their hit reality show, “Keeping Up With Kardashians.” On Tuesday at the time of the announcement Kris Jenner was with her daughters at the family office while Bruce Jenner gathered with his biological children, Kylie and Kendall, on the golf course. Khloe was photographed for the first time in months with her estranged husband, Lamar Odom, after the news was announced, driving towards her mother’s home.

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