Scrubs’ Sarah Chalke and Jamie Afifi Call Off Engagement


Jamie Afifi, Sarah Chalke
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It’s over. Sarah Chalke and fiancé Jamie AfifiAfter more than a decade of service, I am done. Us WeeklyThis is a valid confirmation.

The Scrubs alum, 46, and Afifi, 49, “separated some time ago,” Chalke’s rep said in a statement on Friday, September 16.

The twosome, however, “remain committed to being devoted coparents and good friends,” per the Firefly Lane actress’ rep.

While on vacation in Hawaii, Chalke was engaged to the entertainment lawyer in December 2006. Since then, they have welcomed two children: Charlie (12 years old) and Frankie (6 years old).

UseIn January 2010, it was confirmed that the Rick and Morty star gave birth to a “healthy baby boy” on Christmas Eve.

Chalke revealed that Charlie had been diagnosed in 2013 with Kawasaki disease. This rare condition causes inflammation in the blood vessels. It mainly affects children aged 5 and under, according to the National Institutes of Health.

While her son was initially misdiagnosed, she and Afifi “fought really hard to get him seen by a specialist,” Chalke told Wetpaint at the time. “We got the treatment on day ten-and-a-half, so it was on the late side. Thank God he’s OK.”

Three years later, UsExclusively reported that Chalke, Afifi and their daughter had added to their family.

“I’m madly in love with my kid,” the RoseanneExclusively told by actress UseFrankie was born in July 2016. This was revealed in July 2016. “It’s been really fun.”

The Canada native explained that her children were growing up “so fast” that she often gave the wrong age for her little ones.

Chalke also shared his experiences filming Rick and MortySeason 3 while Frankie is pregnant. “Pregnancy brain — that’s a real thing!” she said at the time. “That’s a real thing, which is the nice thing about doing animation versus live action, is you don’t have to memorize your lines — you can just read it.”

She added: “But then it’s really embarrassing when you forget your lines, and they’re just in front of you.”

Over the years, How I Met Your MotherThe alum has managed not to let her personal life get in the way of the media. While Chalke does occasionally share photos with her two children, she hasn’t posted any social media pictures with Afifi.

In November 2019, however, Mother’s DayActress gave UsHere is a glimpse into her private life. She revealed at the time that her “favorite thing in the world is reading to [her] kids.” Chalke also dished on her pregnancy cravings with both Charlie and Frankie, telling Us that she “craved hot chocolate, quesadillas and salt and vinegar kettle chips.”