Kate Winslet & Sam Mendes have split

March 16, 2010

Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes have split. Read all the latest gossip here.

The 34-year-old actress split from the ‘American Beauty’ director earlier this year after six years of marriage.

A statement said: “Kate and Sam are saddened to announce that they separated earlier this year. The split is entirely amicable and is by mutual agreement. Both parties are fully committed to the future joint parenting of their children. They ask that the media respect their privacy at this time.”

The pair have one child together, six-year-old Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes.

It is the second marriage for Oscar-winner Kate, who wed film assistant Jim Threapleton in 1998 before divorcing in 2001 – the couple had one child, nine-year-old Mia.

It’s just another in a long line of celebrity relationships to end in recent months. Kate and Sam always seemed like such a down-to-earth, normal couple. If they can’t make it work it Hollywood … can anyone?

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