<b>Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor</B>

On May 26, funnyman Ben Stiller and wife Christine Taylor, who famously co-starred together in <I>Zoolander</I> and more comedy films, confirmed they are going their separate ways after 17 years of marriage.

The Hollywood stars released a joint statement to Entertainment Tonight which read: "With tremendous love and respect for each other, and the 18 years we spent together as a couple, we have made the decision to separate. Our priority will continue to be raising our children as devoted parents and the closest of friends."

Ben, 51, and Christine, 45, have two children together: Ella, 15, and 11-year-old Quinlin.

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