Tanya Burr and Jim Chapman announce split in emotional Instagram posts

12 March 2019, 19:55 | Updated: 12 March 2019, 20:16

Jim Chapman and Tanya Burr split
Jim Chapman and Tanya Burr split. Picture: Getty

By Woodrow Whyte

Tanya Burr and Jim Chapman are calling it quits after three years of marriage and 12 years together.

YouTubers Tanya Burr and Jim Chapman have announced they have spilt after three years of marriage and twelve years together.

Tanya and Jim announced the spilt on their Instagram stories, with both stating that the decision has been 'painful' but that they will remain friends.

Tanya wrote on her Instagram:

"Just wanted to let you all know that a few weeks ago Jim and I made the painful decision to no be together. We have a huge amount of love and respect for each other and will to remain friends forever. Thank you in advance for respecting our privacy at this difficult time."

Tanya Burr notes announcing split from husband Jim Chapman
Tanya Burr notes announcing split from husband Jim Chapman. Picture: Tanya Burr Instagram Stories

Jim also made a statement via Instagram:

"After twelve incredible years, Tan and I have decided to go our separate ways. We're still absolutely the best of friends and have nothing but love and respect for each other. We will continue to support one another in all our ventures and are both looking forward to what the future holds."

Jim Chapman announcing split from wife Tanya Burr
Jim Chapman announcing split from wife Tanya Burr. Picture: Jim Chapman Instagram Stories

Tanya and Jim got engaged back in 2012 when Jim popped the question in New York City and got married three years later in September 2015 at Babington House in Somerset.