NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York’s “first couple” are confirming their breakup.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and longtime girlfriend Sandra Lee have ended their relationship.

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The couple released a statement today saying their lives have gone in different directions, but that they will continue to support each other.

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“We will always be family and are fully supportive of each other and dedicated to the girls. Our personal lives remain personal and there will be no further comment,” Lee and Cuomo said in a joint statement.

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The governor and Lee, who is a Food Network personality, had been together for more than a decade.