10/10/2013 02:35 pm ET Updated Dec 10, 2013

Joe Scarborough Divorce: MSNBC Host Splits With Wife Susan

Joe Scarborough and his wife, Susan, obtained a divorce in January, records show.

TMZ first reported the existence of the documents on Thursday.

Scarborough had been married to his wife since 2001. She was his second wife. They have two children together.

A source told The Huffington Post that the settlement describes Scarborough as a "faithful, devoted and committed father and husband."

UPDATE: Joe and Susan Scarborough issued the following statement to HuffPost on Thursday:

"We ask for privacy at this time for the sake of our young children. Joe has always been a devoted and committed husband and father and Susan has been a wonderful mother and trusted wife. We are still close friends and will always be family as our focus remains on our young children. This was a difficult decision but after much prayer and counseling, we concluded it was the right one for our family."


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