Darius Rucker and Wife Beth Announce Separation

Another quarantine split...

Written by Lauren Laffer
Darius Rucker and Wife Beth Announce Separation
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 08: Darius Rucker and Beth Leonard attend the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)

After much thought and reflection, Darius Rucker and his wife Beth have decide to split. The couple announced the news on Instagram Saturday afternoon (7/11).

“Beth and I would like to share that after much reflection we have made the decision to consciously uncouple,” Rucker began in a join statement on Instagram. “We remain close friends and parenting partners and continue to be each other’s biggest cheerleaders. Our priority will always be our beautiful family. We have so much love in our hearts for each other and will continue to encourage growth and expansion in one other. Please be kind as we take on this journey, and we thank you for your love and support always.”

A similar statement was also posted to Beth’s personal Instagram.

Darius and Beth received an outpouring of support from their friends on the post, with Brad Paisley writing “Love to you” and Sara Evans adding “praying for y’all.”

The couple have been married more than 20 years and met at VH1 when Darius appeared with his band, Hootie & The Blowfish. The singer admits he was taken with Beth from the get-go.

“I don’t know what it was about her,” the country star said. “I mean, it was everything about her.”

Darius and Beth share two children together, Daniella Rose and Jack.