Why Amy and Matt Roloff Divorced: Their Split. Explained

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Why did Amy and Matt Roloff get a divorce?

A lot has changed in the last few years small people, big world Family.

The biggest bombshell came in 2015, when after two decades together, Amy and Matt Roloff divorced, much to the dismay of their children.

Matt and Amy Roloff attend the Discovery upfront presentation on April 23, 2008 in New York City. ((Photo by Thos Robinson/Getty Images for Discovery))

But what actually happened? And what can we expect from the 25th season? Small people, big world, Debut in February 2024? let’s discuss!

Why did Amy and Matt Roloff divorce?

To begin with, the couple never had what one could call an easy marriage.

But then, what does a reality couple do? In fact, we could rattle off the names of dozens of married couples who split up during their shows, and it’s proving difficult to find just one couple who stuck it out!

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Matt Roloff and Amy Roloff are shown in this photo from the Spring 2018 premiere of Little People, Big World. (TLC)

Still, Amy Roloff and Matt had it the worst. Fans watched for seasons as their relationship deteriorated before their eyes, with Matt and Amy butting heads over everything from family vacations to things to sell at the farm.

The couple’s statement when announcing their divorce in June 2015 read, “After 27 years of marriage, it is with great sadness that we have come to the difficult decision to file for divorce.”

“We are proud of what we have accomplished together, including raising our four wonderful children who have grown up to be remarkable adults, and building our strong and ongoing successful businesses.”

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So, why did they get a divorce?

The real reason behind the split still remains a mystery –

Unless you believe what Amy says.

Did Matt cheat on Amy?

In his memoir, a little meAmy alleged that Matt was involved with his then-girlfriend – now fiancee – while they were still married.

Enter Karin Chandler into the chat. Karin was a longtime employee who worked as the manager of the pumpkin patch at the Roloff Farm.

Matt Roloff and his new fiancée, Carine, on Season 25 of ‘Little People, Big World’ (TLC)

Amy wrote in her memoir that she had a deep feeling that Matt had cheated.

“I saw messages, photos, and other things that should not have been shared between people who just worked together and were still married to other people,” Amy wrote.

After Amy and Matt separated, she often took to her social media to repeat the allegations and explain how the marriage was unhealthy.

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Carine and Matt talk here about whether or not they’ll get an invite to Amy Roloff’s wedding. (TLC)

Matt Roloff denies cheating allegations: This is why we didn’t get a divorce

However, to hear Matt tell it, it’s all one big lie.

He has firmly stated that he and Carine did not get together until after his separation from Amy.

Still, the signs of Matt’s desire not to remain faithful were there – including things Matt said himself!

In his 2007 book, small people, big valuesMatt admitted that he thought commitment could be “flexible”.

Matt wrote, “Amy puts commitment at or near the top of her list, I’d put it further down.” “He is a more committed person to a fault, whereas I consider most commitments – with a few very notable exceptions – to be flexible and negotiable.”

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Amy Roloff, Matt Roloff in Season 25 of ‘Little People, Big World’ (TLC)

Amy has remarried—and Matt is about to!

Today Amy and Matt’s relationship is a bit bad.

They still work together at the Roloff farm, causing much friction.

Matt’s estranged relationship with his son Zach has taken things to a head, to say the least.

The upcoming 25th season will focus on Amy and Matt’s relationship, especially when Matt makes a big announcement: he’s marrying Carine!

Now, Amy moved on and got married to Chris Marek at Roloff Farms in August 2021. Matt and Carine have been together for a long time, and in the new season they are not only planning a wedding, but also looking for a house.

How will Amy take the news? Much better than his son, it would seem from the first trailer.

In reality, Amy is more focused on trying to bring the family together, including Matt and Zach, then she tries to start a war to make things worse.

The show has stood him in good stead – but the question is, will it last?

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