Dan Aykroyd and wife Donna Dixon split

Dan Aykroyd and wife Donna Dixon split after nearly 40 years of marriagDan Aykroyd and wife Donna Dixon split after nearly 40 years of marriag

Dan Aykroyd and his spouse of almost 4 a long time Donna Dixon have amicably break up up, the couple introduced on Friday.

The “Blues Brothers” star, 69, and Dixon stay legally married and preserve a “loving friendship,” the pair said.

“After 39 years as a couple we are now on separate existence paths. We stay legally married, co-parents, co-workers and enterprise partners,” the pair advised People Magazine in a joint statement.

“This is our preference in loving friendship.”

Aykroyd and Dixon, 64, obtained hitched in 1983 quickly after assembly on the set of the comedy “Doctor Detroit” the identical year. Aykroyd had formerly been temporarily engaged to the late Carrie Fisher. 

The Ghostbuster had until now opened up about his relationship with Dixon in a 2014 interview with The Tampa Bay Times.

“You gotta discover the proper man or woman — seem them in the eye, have them seem to be back, and understand their soul,” Aykroyd said. “She’s a Southern girl who is grasp and doesn’t idea dealing with the boys from time to time.”