Chris Walker breaks his silence on split from partner Carrie Bickmore


TV producer Chris Walker breaks his silence on shock split from partner Carrie Bickmore after 11 years: ‘It’s a tough time’

Carrie Bickmore’s ex-partner Chris Walker has issued a statement about his split from The Project host after 11 years together.

Walker, who is the executive producer of ABC show The Weekly with Charlie Pickering, shared a post on Instagram on Wednesday that was almost identical to the one Bickmore uploaded that morning.

Echoing her sentiments, he said the pair was now focused on co-parenting their three children, Ollie, 15, Evie, seven, and Adelaide, four.

Carrie Bickmore’s ex-partner Chris Walker has issued a statement about his split from The Project host after 11 years together 

‘It’s with immense sadness that @bickmorecarrie and I have decided to separate,’ Walker began. 

‘Whilst it’s a tough time, our focus is to concentrate on parenting, loving and supporting our three amazing children Ollie, Evie and Addie with everything we’ve got. They are doing great.

‘We won’t be making any further comment at this stage.’

Walker, who is the executive producer of ABC show The Weekly, shared a post on Instagram on Wednesday that was almost identical to the one Bickmore uploaded that morning

Walker, who is the executive producer of ABC show The Weekly, shared a post on Instagram on Wednesday that was almost identical to the one Bickmore uploaded that morning 

Bickmore shared a similar statement to her Instagram page, announcing her split from Walker

Bickmore shared a similar statement to her Instagram page, announcing her split from Walker 

While the news came as a shock to fans, Bickmore – who just weeks ago was pictured with her children at the beach in Byron Bay – had hinted at her private struggles in a farewell letter to The Project’s hair and makeup team after quitting the show in November.

In a hand-written note to her glam squad, the mother of three thanked them for helping her get through some of the most challenging times in her life.

‘To my hair and makeup family. Crap, I am crying already,’ the letter began.

‘You have held my hand through some of the toughest days in my career. You hear it all, see it all and share it all with me and I can’t explain how much I am going to miss you all.’

‘There is an unspoken bond between us all and please never forget how special you all are,’ she added.

‘I know this is not goodbye, just goodbye for now. Love to you all, Carrie.’

The TV and radio presenter, 42, alluded to her private struggles in the farewell letter (pictured) to her glam squad at the Channel 10 news program back in November

While the split came as a shock to fans, Bickmore had hinted at her private struggles in this farewell letter to The Project’s hair and makeup team after quitting the show in November 

The Project bid farewell to Bickmore on November 30, as she stepped down from the Channel 10 panel show after an impressive 13 years.

She thanked her friends, colleagues and viewers at the end of the broadcast, as well as Walker, who was sitting in the studio audience with their children.

‘Is it too late to change my mind?’ she said, fighting back tears.

‘To Chris. Thank you for everything. Your guidance and advice over the years, your amazing production skills…’ she added.

‘This show has given us so much. We wouldn’t have our beautiful little prophets if it wasn’t for The Project.’

The Project bid farewell to Bickmore on November 30, as she stepped down from the Channel 10 panel show after an impressive 13 years

The Project bid farewell to Carrie on November 30, as she stepped down from the Channel 10 panel show after an impressive 13 years

She thanked her friends, colleagues and viewers at the end of the broadcast, as well as Walker, who was sitting in the studio audience with their children

She thanked her friends, colleagues and viewers at the end of the broadcast, as well as Walker, who was sitting in the studio audience with their children 

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