Elliott Page and Emma Portner say they have separated
(CNN) – Elliott Page and Emma Portner divorce.
The couple announced the decision in a statement to CNN on Tuesday.
After much thought, we made the difficult decision to divorce after our separation last summer. We have the utmost respect for each other and remain close friends.
Their separation comes three years after it was announced that they were married in 2018.
Portner, a Broadway dance center teacher, and actor started dating in 2017.
This news comes two months after Elliott Page was declared transgender.
At that time, Portner posted a support message on Instagram: “I am very proud of @ ellotpage. Trans, gay, and non-binary people are a gift to this world. I also ask for your patience and privacy, but that you join me in supporting life so fleeting every day. Elliott’s existence is a gift in itself. Shine, my sweet, I love you so much.