Sad news for Darren and Sarah-Kate Scott

By Kirstin Buick
02 November 2015

Darren and Mrs South Africa 2015 Sarah-Kate announced in a joint statement this morning that they are calling time on their six-year marriage.

Radio host Darren Scott and his wife Sarah-Kate Scott are separating.

'After much soul-searching and discussion, we have taken a mutual decision to separate'

"After 12 years together, and almost 6 years of marriage, nearly 5 of which have been characterized by various challenges to both our marriage and our family, and after much soul-searching and discussion, we have taken a mutual decision to separate," both Sarah-Kate and Darren, who is currently battling lung cancer for the fourth time,  posted on their Facebook pages.

They added that the couple understood that being in the public eye meant they had to share "what is ultimately sad news for both of us."

Darren and Sarah-Kate have acknowledged that their boys "are all that matter in this." PHOTO: Facebook Darren and Sarah-Kate have acknowledged that their boys "are all that matter in this." PHOTO: Facebook

"This decision has been reached with the most important factor in mind," the statement continued, "and one which we both have absolute agreement: our 2 boys. They are all that matter in this."

The couple have two sons, three-year-old Mark, was diagnosed with cancer in 2012 when he was only one, and Matthew (2).

"We are well aware that Mark and Matthew are at ages where the presence of both their parents is crucial and with this in mind, we will remain part of each others lives as we continue to co-parent. We both brought 2 beautiful, amazing boys into this world and that is our only focus."

Darren opened up to YOU about his latest battle with cancer. Read the full story in the new issue, on shelves now. Get it online here.

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