Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman Split

Long-time Hollywood couple first worked together on the set of hit show 'Taxi.'
3:00 | 10/09/12

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Transcript for Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman Split
And now, to the split that is rocking hollywood this morning. danny DeVito and rhea perlman announcing they are calling it quits after 30 years of marriage. They're the latest in the series of high-profile couples going their separate ways after decades together. Abc's paula faris has the story. Reporter: During their 30 YEARS OF MARRIAGE, danny DeVito and rhea perlman were one of hollywood's most adoring couples. Love is the end of happiness. Reporter: And eventually love. But monday, the couple known for sticking together, even in tinseltown, quietly announced they are separating. danny DeVito and rhea perlman were beacons of hope. They were together for such a long time. Reporter: Devito and perlman met back in 1970, dating for years before marrying in 1982. Do you love me? I don't know what love is. Reporter: They raised three children together and founded the production company jersey films. Now, many are wondering, if they can't make it, who can? Relationship expert, wendy walsh, says while it seems surprising, long-term relationships can end for many Children moving out of the house. Or you simply fall out of love. This is not a relationship failure. This is a successful 30-year relationship that's in transition. Reporter: Devito and perlman's marriage is not the first high-profile long-term relationship to fizzle in 2010, after four decades of seemingly wedded bliss, former vice president al gore and his wife, tipper, announced their separation. Eddie van halen and actress valerie bertinelli split in 2007, after 26 years of marriage. 56 the split will be difficult, after a history together will be pain. There will be grandchildren. There will be reasons to stay connected for the rest of their lives. Reporter: For "good morning america," paula faris, abc news, new york. We wish them both the very best.

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