August 9, 2018 at 11:58 am PDT | by Mariah Cooper
Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher split
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Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher (Photo by Robyn Von Swank; courtesy Right On! PR)

Comedians Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher have split.

The married couple announced their separation on each of their Twitter accounts.

“Cameron & I are separating to live individual lives for a time. We care very much about each other & that’s why we’re doing this. We’re gonna talk to our friends about it & be pretty private in public. Thanks for your kindness and understanding,” Butcher posted.

Cameron & I are separating to live individual lives for a time. We care very much about each other & that’s why we’re doing this. We’re gonna talk to our friends about it & be pretty private in public. Thanks for your kindness and understanding. — rhea butcher (@RheaButcher) August 8, 2018

“Rhea & i are separating to live individual lives for a time. We care very much about each other & that’s why we’re doing this. We’re gonna talk to our friends about it & be pretty private in public. Thanks for your kindness and understanding,” Esposito wrote.

Rhea & i are separating to live individual lives for a time. We care very much about each other & that’s why we’re doing this. We’re gonna talk to our friends about it & be pretty private in public. Thanks for your kindness and understanding. — Cameron Esposito (@cameronesposito) August 8, 2018

Butcher and Esposito married in 2015. They also have a number of professional projects together including their podcast “Put Your Hands Together” and their joint stand-up album “Back to Back.” They also have the sitcom “Take My Wife,” which is loosely based on their relationship.

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