But what will it mean to the show….?
After nearly two years of marriage, Dexter stars Michael C. Hall, 39, and Jennifer Carpenter, 31, are divorcing.
In a joint statement to EW from they said: “Having been separated for some time, Jennifer Carpenter and Michael C. Hall have filed for divorce.”
Representatives for both add that the split was amicable.
The couple, who met on the set of the Showtime drama, in which she plays his foster sister , married on December 31, 2008. Hall completed treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma earlier this year.
Dexter was recently renewed for a sixth season.
Meanwhile High School Musical stars Zac Effron and Vanessa Hugdens have also parted.
A representative for the pair has confirmed their split, revealing there was no one else involved, and they will remain ‘good friends’.
Cue the schmaltzy pop choon.