"Chip and Jo's decision to leave Fixer Upper is truly just based on wanting to catch their breath for a minute; to rest, refresh, and spend even more time with their family and growing businesses," the rep explains. "It is not based on concerns for their family's safety or anything else people might read. They were very open and honest about their reasoning behind this decision when they first shared the announcement."
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'Fixer Upper' Stars Chip and Joanna Gaines Clear Up Rumors About Why They're Ending HGTV Show
"This has been an amazing adventure! We have poured our blood, sweat and tears into this show," the Gaines revealed in a blog post on their website when announcing the show would end. "We would be foolish to think we can go and go and fire on all cylinders and never stop to pause."
Fixer Upper premiered in 2013, and featured Chip and Joanna teaming up -- through their company, Magnolia Homes -- to renovate over 100 houses. She'd design the re-models, while her husband managed construction (as well as go off on some silly shenanigans).