Nicole Murphy and Michael Strahan

Hollywood's favorite bi-coastal couple, Michael Strahan and Nicole Murphy, have called it quits after a 5-year engagement.

Murphy's rep broke the news to People magazine.

Strahan, who co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Michael with Kelly Ripa, split his time between New York and Los Angeles where Murphy lives with her 5 children (by comedian Eddie Murphy).

Nicole's commitment to filming her reality TV show, Hollywood Exes, kept her busy on the west coast. Eventually the long distance took its toll on their relationship (a man has certain basic needs).

"They love each other very much, but with the distance and work schedule it has been hard to maintain the relationship," Strahan's rep told People magazine.

Strahan, 42, and Murphy, 46, started dating in 2007. He proposed to her a year later.

Murphy was hesitant to jump back into a relationship after her bitter divorce from Eddie Murphy. But she believed she'd found just what she was looking for in Strahan.

Typical of most women who don't know the difference between intense lust and Love, Murphy fell head over heels for Strahan.

"Michael and I talk about everything, and we both love to travel, explore and laugh," she told People in February 2008.

Strahan and Murphy have 9 children between them.

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    • jeniefrumdabloc

      His azz is :gay: anyways

    • luVn_liFe…

      i knew they weren't on the same page when they both went to the kid's choice awards . . . Separately.

    • datsmdubya2u

      He lookin to upgrade to full Sprite.. He won't be too busy for her

    • datsmdubya2u

      His azz is anyways

      by jeniefrumdabloc on Aug 1, 2014 at 9:11 pm

      :yes: that's what his ex wife said.... Dr. Ian.

    • jeniefrumdabloc

      datsmdubya2u says:

      He lookin to upgrade to full Sprite..
      Arm candy :homo:

    • Who Dat

      I knew this when ABC promoted him to be on another show....GMA.

    • Nakeya_J or Keke thanks to Unshake

      I wish other celebrities would take note. Break up quite and without drama. Thanks. @jenie he's gay!? See, I honestly don't pay them any attention, so I don't know.But if he is wow . Anyway, neither one will have problems finding a mate.

    • Who Dat

      Let me find out Nicole is a fag hag

    • Nancy Drew (fka IsThisThingOn) has entered into witness protection :cool:

      Hey y'all! :hi:

      Dubb! OMG!
      ...I just watched an old episode of law & order and the episode description actually said that someone "managed to die"! :shocked:
      :rofl: :ghost:

    • zurishay

      I knew something was up when they showed up to the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards with their own kids separately.


      hmmph! Me thinks Dr. Ian been waiting in the

    • ms_no-no

      I've always had a problem with long engagements; once you propose means you're ready; if the marriage doesn't happen within a year it wasn't meant to be; that's just my opinion.

    • Jamillah

      There have rumors that he has been living with Dr Ian Smith in NYC for quite some time now. There is no real reason why two grown men who are both financially secure to be sharing living space. Unless of course......

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    • thriftStoreJungle

      i love a fine man w/a gap in his teeth :yes: also, nicole's body is sickening. they both will land on their feet.