Billy Bush and wife, Sydney, announce divorce

FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2014 file photo, Billy Bush arrives at the Operation Smile's 2014 Smile Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. Bush will begin appearing on the "Today" morning show during NBC's coverage of the Rio Olympics in August, the network said Tuesday, May 17, 2016. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

(WTNH) — TV host Billy Bush and his wife, Sydney, announced on Wednesday that they are separating after nearly two decades of marriage.

Bush’s lawyer issued a statement, saying the couple is taking time apart to, “evaluate their life together,” but also called it a, “short-term break.”

The couple has three daughters.

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This announcement comes about a year after Bush parted ways with The Today Show in the wake of his controversial leaked conversation with Donald Trump while on board a tour bus back in 2005.