Joe Scarborough and Wife Divorce

by | October 10, 2013 at 7:38 PM | Celebrity Splits

Joe Scarborough (MSNBC)

It turns out that Joe Scarborough, who hosts MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” is a bachelor.

TMZ writes that the 50-year-old former Florida congressman quietly divorced his wife of 12 years back in January. He had been married to Susan Waren, a former aide to Florida Governor Jeb Bush, since 2001 and the couple have two children together.

This marks Scarborough’s second divroce, having ended his firt marriage to Melanie Hinton back in 1999 after 13 years together.

Both Joe and Susan told TMZ that the pair “are still close friends” and will focus on raising their children.

“This was a difficult decision but after much prayer and counseling, we concluded it was the right one for our family,” they said to the site.