Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher Announce Divorce, Liken 20-Year Marriage to 'Long Tennis Match'

The couple got married in 2010 and share three children together.

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Isla Fisher has announced her marriage to Sacha Baron Cohen is no more. 

On Friday, the couple hopped on their Instagram Stories to announce the news of their divorce. In their post, Fisher and Cohen posted an image of them in tennis gear while sharing a caption that explained what happened between them. According to the post, they filed for divorce last year but wanted to keep their situation private.

“After a long tennis match lasting over twenty years, we are finally putting our racquets down,” read the post. “In 2023 we jointly filed to end our marriage. We have always prioritized our privacy, and have been quietly working through this change. We forever share in our devotion and love for our children. We sincerely appreciate your respecting our family's wish for privacy.”

Two people embracing, one with an arm around the other's shoulder, both smiling at the camera. They wear casual tennis attire

The former couple got married in March 2010 and share three children together. They first met in 2001 in Sydney, Australia, before getting engaged in 2004. They went on to have their first child in 2007. In a conversation with The New York Times, Cohen revealed how they first met, explaining he knew she was the one for him. 

"She was hilarious. We were at a very pretentious party, and me and her bonded over taking the mick out of the other people in the party," Baron Cohen told The New York Times. "I knew instantly. I don't know if she did."

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