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What Will Happen To Scottie & Larsa Pippen's Children? They Want The Best For The 4 Kids

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A 19 year marriage in Hollywood is basically like being married for 75 years in real life. Almost impossibly unattainable. So it is with great sadness that I tell you NBA great Scottie Pippen has filed for divorce from Real Housewives of Miami's Larsa Pippen. While the couple must be heartbroken, fans are wondering what will happen to the four children of Scottie and Larsa Pippen now that their marriage is reportedly ending. Naturally, the Pippens are making the happiness and welfare of their children a priority.

Larsa Pippen's representative released a statement to Page Six which read in part:

The Pippens' children include daughter Sophie and sons Scottie Jr., Justin and Preston. Larsa Pippen will reportedly be caring for the couple's children, and Pippen will be paying child support, according to TMZ. Pippen also has three children from a previous relationship.

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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: Larsa Younan and Scottie Pippen with their family attend The 64th NBA All-Star Game 2015 on February 15, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)

The Pippens were married in 1997, and were most recently seen together at New York's Fashion Week. The couple were still wearing their wedding rings when spotted out together in September, and Larsa Pippen threw her husband a pretty epic birthday bash in Miami last September for his 50th birthday in Miami.

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MIAMI, FL - APRIL 16: Larsa Pippen, Kamal Hotchandani and Scottie Pippen attend Louis XIII Cognac Hosts Celebration In Honor Of Haute Living CEO, Kamal Hotchandani's 40th Birthday at The Forge Restaurant on April 16, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Aaron Davidson/Getty Images for Haute Living)

In recent months Larsa Pippen, who is a very close friend of Kim Kardashian West, has rarely been spotted out with her husband. Rumors have been swirling around that she has been spending time with rapper Future, but those rumors have not been confirmed.

Pippen filed for divorce from wife Larsa on Tuesday and she was formally notified on Thursday, according to a report by People. His lawyer, Roberta G. Stanley, released a statement to the outlet saying:

While the couple will most definitely be fending off rumors about their impending divorce in the upcoming weeks and months, hopefully they will be able to protect their children and help them get through this difficult time.