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Updated: Longtime Hollywood couple Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman split after 30 years

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Actor Danny DeVito, center, his daughter, actress Lucy DeVito, left, and wife, actress Rhea Perlman, arrive at the premiere of the animated feature film "The Lorax" in Universal City, Calif. on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)

Say it ain't so. 

One of Hollywood's most durable couples — Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman — are reportedly separating after 30 years of marriage, the Associated Press reports.

Publicist Stan Rosenfield offered no other details. DeVito and Perlman married in 1982 and have three adult children. Together, the couple established the production company Jersey Films, which counts "Pulp Fiction," ''Erin Brockovich" and "Out of Sight" among its credits.

DeVito stars in TV's "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia." Perlman is best known for her long-running role on "Cheers."

DeVito, 67, and Perlman, 64, married in January 1982 and have three children together, reported. They met in 1970 after Perlman went to see a friend in the Broadway play “The Shrinking Bride” and ended up charmed by DeVito, who was also in the production:

In a 1983 interview with People magazine, Perlman said DeVito “was a lot more fun and a lot more sexy” than men she had previously dated. DeVito recalled, ”She was vibrant, with a great sense of humor, and real warm.” The two moved in together after two weeks.

Some celebrities are taking it hard: 

Even the normally jaded Hollywood online press seems to be upset by news of the breakup: We can sadly add actors Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman to our growing list of "Celebrity Couples We Thought Would be Together Forever But Have Now Split" (the list already includes Seal and Heidi Klum, Will Arnett and Amy Poehler, and Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis).

The Atlantic Wire: As much as celebrity divorces are pretty commonplace these days (and always, really), this one surprises and saddens us. These two were a power couple, movers and shakers in the style of Mary Steenburgen and Perlman's Cheers costar Ted Danson. 

Of course, the jokes were quick to come too:

We'll follow up with reaction and other details as we get them.

Meanwhile, share your reactions with us in the comments below.

You can also watch when Danny DeVito's "Taxi" character explain love to Rhea Perlman's character:

And watch when DeVito and Perlman's characters met:

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