WACO, Texas (KWTX) “Fixer Upper” stars Chip and Joanna Gaines are on the cover of People Magazine again, this time as they explain “the real reason” for their decision to end the hit show after its fifth season, which premieres next month.
In the interview with People, the Gaines cite a grueling 11-month production schedule as a reason for the show's end.
Chip Gaines says the show was demanding time from him that he needed to be giving to the couple's businesses, relationship and family.
Joanna Gaines isn't ruling out the possibility of a return to TV, saying "you just never know."
The Gaines' also addressed rumors of marital problems.
The two say they have a solid marriage that Chip describes as in "a really good place."
Launched in 2013, "Fixer Upper" follows the two as they redo houses in the Waco area.