It happened to Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner.
It happened to Chris Pratt and Anna Faris.
Heck, it just happened to Fergie and Josh Duhamel.
No matter how happy and in love a couple in Hollywood may seem, you simply never know if they will last or not. It’s hard not to be a cynic.
This may explain why divorce chatter continues to follow around Chip and Joanna Gaines, the beloved twosome at the center of HGTV’s Fixer Upper.
They have four children. Their chemistry on screen is undeniable. But is it real?
Or is it just a show for the cameras?
In an interview this week with Jenna Bush Hager on The Today Show, Chip and Joanna did all they could to set the romantic record straight.
“It’s funny, when I think about these circumstances, I think they’re hilarious,” Chip said in a pre-taped segment, adding:
“I’m like, ‘I can’t believe that these things are happening to us.’ Because part of me feels, who would care about that?”
Who would care about their love lives enough to conjure up such sordid rumors, in other words?!?
What does Joanna think when it comes to tabloids or websites trying to stir up controversy between her and her goofball of a husband?
“I just don’t know what’s going on. So then I’ll hear someone come up to me and say, ‘I hear you and Chip are getting a divorce!’ And I’ll be like, ‘Where did you hear that?’
“I don’t know any of this!'”
Joanna, who specializes in interior design, wants to make sure fans do not believe what they read.
She wants everyone to know that none of this break-up talk comes from her or Chip… or anyone that really knows her or Chip.
“We do our due diligence in letting people know as much as we can, ‘This isn’t us. Don’t be scammed,'” says Joanna.
Last month, in response to a question on Twitter about whether he was splitting from his wife, Chip also aimed to be as clear as possible.
No words were minced. No bushes were beaten around.
“Won’t ever happen.. you can take that to the bank!” Gaines Tweeted, adding that Joanna is the “#loveOfMyLife.”
How sweet, right?
Instead of personal life drama, these HGTV stars are focused on their professional universe.
Fixer Upper is headed into its fifth season in their hometown of Waco, Texas – and there’s no end in sight.
“As long as it can work in Waco, in our backyard, it works for us,” Chip said on Today, concluding:
“We’ve got four kids who need us, we’ve got a business here that needs us, and something about our marriage – we do better when we’re on our home turf.”
“Home is the most important thing and the fact that we get to be a part of that is an honor,” Joanna adds.
Man, we adore these two. We hope they never change.