Page Six has exclusively reported that the MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace is divorcing her ambassador husband of 14 years and is dating New York Times writer Michael S. Schmidt, a regular guest on her show “Deadline: White House.”

In fact Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Schmidt, 35, is such a familiar face alongside Wallace, 47, both on air and off, that we’re told they have disclosed their romance to network chiefs, who were fine with it, just as they were when the co-anchors of their “Morning Joe” show, Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough, coupled up.



Wallace — George W. Bush’s former White House communications director, a senior adviser for the McCain-Palin campaign, a co-host of “The View” for a year until August 2015, and now chief political analyst for MSNBC and NBC News — has been married to lawyer and Bush-appointed US Ambassador to the United Nations Mark Wallace since 2005. He didn’t return e-mails seeking comment.

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