Just when you thought celebrity drama couldn’t touch your kids, Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog call it quits on their 40 year marriage.

Both stars tweeted a joint statement earlier today:

“After careful thought, thoughtful consideration and considerable squabbling, we have made the difficult decision to terminate our romantic relationship. We will continue to work together on television (“The Muppets” Tuesdays 8\7c this fall on ABC) and in all media now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, throughout the universe. However, our personal lives are now distinct and separate, and we will be seeing other people, pigs, frogs, et al. This is our only comment on this private matter. . . unless we get the right offer. Thank you for your understanding.”

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— Sara Olsher

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