Trudeau Power Couple Calls It Quits
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau announce their separation after 18 years of marriage.
A High-Profile Split
The announcement comes as a surprise, ending what was often seen as a storybook marriage between two rising Canadian celebrities.
A United Family
Despite the separation, the couple emphasizes that they remain a close family with deep love and respect for each other.
The Trudeau Children
Justin and Sophie have three children together - Xavier, 15, Ella-Grace, 14, and Hadrien, nine - whose well-being is a top priority.
A Legal Separation
Justin Trudeau and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau have already signed a legal separation agreement.
Personal Struggles Remain Private
Gossip about their marriage had circulated in Ottawa for years, but the discord in their relationship never made headlines.
The announcement comes just a week after Trudeau's Cabinet overhaul, diverting attention from his government's economic agenda.
A Future Uncertain
The impact of the separation on Trudeau's political career remains unclear. He has expressed his intent to lead the party into a fourth campaign.