Elizabeth Vargas & husband Marc Cohn are divorcing

Elizabeth Vargas & Husband Marc Cohn Divorcing
Elizabeth Vargas & Husband Marc Cohn Divorcing

Sources confirm to ET that '20/20' anchor Elizabeth Vargas and her singer-songwriter husband Marc Cohn are splitting after 12 years of marriage.

The news comes as the 51-year-old journalist checked into a rehab facility for alcohol addiction.

The '20/20' anchor said in an emailed statement that she checked into a facility while on vacation.

She says she's committed to battling the disease and apologized for letting down her family and co-workers.

The network said in a statement that it supports Vargas and looks forward to having her return to ABC News.

Vargas announced in November 2013 that she was in rehab. She acknowledged in an interview that aired in January on 'Good Morning America' that she was an alcoholic and it took years for her to admit it.

She said she had suffered panic attacks since she was a child and dealt with the stress by drinking.

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