Shannon Sharpe and Skip Bayless reportedly are headed toward a divorce.

The New York Post reported Wednesday, citing sources, that Sharpe reached a buyout agreement with FOX Sports, the parent company of FS1. Sharpe’s final appearance on “Undisputed,” the television show he co-hosts with Bayless, is expected to air this month after the 2023 NBA Finals.

It’s long been speculated that friction existed between Sharpe and Bayless, who’ve been together on “Undisputed” since 2016, and that tension came to a head publicly last NFL season when the two awkwardly sparred on-air in the days following Damar Hamlin’s on-field collapse. While it’s unclear where exactly their relationship stands now, with Sharpe set to leave the network, the former NFL tight end might have tipped his hand on social media.

A quick look at Sharpe’s recent Twitter “likes” is telling.

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Below are three tweets Sharpe “liked” as of Thursday afternoon:

@JayyKnowles: “I only watched because of @ShannonSharpe, whatever you do next I’m watching”

@DylanPatrickH1: “Their relationship got progressively worse over the last 2 maybe 3 years because skip fought for him to be on that show but I feel like skip couldn’t stand Shannon succeeding without and that’s when skip was taking pot shots on air”

@matthewjdowd: “@FS1 keeping @RealSkipBayless and losing @JennyTaft @ShannonSharpe is like a music promoter keeping Weird Al Yankovic but getting rid of Lady Gaga and James Brown.”

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It’s hard to imagine Sharpe “liking” those tweets if he wasn’t feeling some kind of way about the reported breakup. Clearly, the two reached an irreconcilable point, leading to Sharpe’s impending departure. And Sharpe will be taking his podcast, “Club Shay Shay,” with him when he leaves, a source told the New York Post.

It’ll be fascinating to see how FOX replaces Sharpe. It was reported in March 2021 that Bayless signed a four-year, $32 million contract extension, so he presumably isn’t going anywhere in the near future.

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