updated 05/28/2012 AT 3:00 PM ET
•originally published 05/28/2012 AT 4:00 PM ET
After 14 years of marriage, Diff’rent Strokes alum Todd Bridges and his wife Dori are splitting.
“The Bridges have decided that disunion is in the best interest of their collective futures,” a statement from Bridges says. “Although Todd and Dori are going their separate ways, they are mutually committed to the well-being of their son [Spencir, 13].”
The once troubled teen star, 47, who also appeared on the UPN/CW sitcom Everybody Hates Chris, broke the news on his Twitter account Friday.
“She’s a great mother I’m glad to have had the years to know her and have a great kid with her,” he wrote. “As we know, people grow apart and we did.”
He added Monday: “Life is full of changes.”