"I acknowledge that I'm now separated, so that's on the record", Joyce told Parliament.
After winning the by-election Mr Joyce told federal parliament his 24-year marriage was over.
"The Labor Party has made no public statement about Mr Joyce's personal situation for the last six months - despite the fact it has been well known in this building - and we are not about to start today", Mr Bowen said.
"So it's a private matter and I don't think it helps me, I don't think it helps my family, I don't think it helps anybody in the future to start making this a public discussion".
The deputy prime minister's threat to put down Johnny Depp's dogs pales in comparison to the public controversy he is now facing over an affair with his pregnant press secretary.
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Kohli said yesterday's hundred was special in the sense that he had to continuously change his game through the innings. Kuldeep and Chahal now have scalped 21 wickets out of the 30 South African wickets on offer across the three-ODIs.
'I don't really care who Barnaby Joyce or anyone else is sleeping with, ' he told Sky News.
In that same article the Nationals leader revealed how little time he spent at home with his family. In February and March a year ago, he only had two nights where he slept in his own bed. Daughters Odette, Caroline, Julia and Bridgette. He entered politics when the youngest, Odette, was only 18 months.
And he railed against the "salami-slicing" of MPs' private lives, delivering a robust defence of his conduct and arguing Australia should not go down the same path as the United States, where politicians' private lives are public fodder.
Joyce described feeling "guilt" over not always being there for his daughters. "I'm not proud of it but that is, you know, in essence the humanity of who we are". "They just don't think you're going to be there".
The pregnancy rumours have been swirling in Canberra since past year, when Mr Joyce was forced to re-run for his New England seat in a fierce by-election, after documents revealed he was a dual New Zealand citizen.
Joyce was also absent when her husband voted with his mother, and was nowhere to be seen when he was sworn back into Parliament.
During the campaign, Joyce was hounded by an individual, who he later dubbed a stalker, who raised his family situation at a pub sparking a heated verbal clash.
Joyce was clear upfront where he stood.
Rumours also plagued Joyce on the streets of his New England electorate during the byelection campaign he fought and won a year ago following his disqualification over dual citizenship.
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Suddenly awake, Larkin said the train was shaking and jumping and his seat broke loose, slamming him into the row in front of him. Richard Blumenthal of CT said the nation's railroads must be made safer, declaring, "Business as usual must end".
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Eoin Morgan came to the crease and the England captain supported Malan as the pair continued to contribute at ten runs an over. England , troubled by Australia's spinners, lost their last six wickets for 33 in registering a below-par total of 155.