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Chris Harrison, 'Bachelor' host, separates from wife

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Chris Harrison, host of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, has confirmed he and his wife of 18 years, Gwen, have separated. “Though we have made this incredibly difficult decision to separate, our love and mutual respect remain, and we look forward to sharing in the lives of our wonderful children,” they said in a joint statement. People first reported the news.

The new season of The Bachelorette debuts May 14.

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