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OTRC: 'Little People, Big World's Matt & Amy Roloff enter trial separation

Matt and Amy Roloof appear on FOX 11's Good Day LA on April 6, 2010. (Albert Michael / startraksphoto.com)

Matt and Amy Roloff, stars of the hit TLC reality series "Little People, Big World," have entered a trial separation.

The couple, who have been married for more than 26 years, said in a statement obtained by OTRC.com that while they are now in a trial separation, they continue to live on the farm seen on the their show, with Matt now living in the guesthouse.

"Though we have weathered many storms together, we recently made the tough decision to engage in a trial separation," the Roloff's said. "Matt remains living on the farm in our guesthouse and we work together every day on the farm, on our business endeavors and most importantly, raising our children."

"We sincerely appreciate the unwavering support, understanding and prayers from our family, friends and many fans. May God Bless you," they concluded.

Matt and Amy Roloff have starred on "Little People, Big World" since 2006. They will have their trial separation featured heavily in a new special titled "New Year, New Changes," airing on TLC on March 25. A clip from the special can be viewed below.

"You can call it a separation if you want, a trial separation, but it's more of just giving each other some space," Matt says in the clip.

The couple have four children together, who are also featured on "Little People, Big World" - twin sons Jeremy and Zach, a daughter named Molly and their youngest son, Jacob.

Watch a clip of the upcoming "Little People, Big World" special titled "New Year, New Changes" below.

(Pictured: Matt and Amy Roloff appear on FOX 11's Good Day LA on April 6, 2010. Credit: Albert Michael / startraksphoto.com)

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