Zeta-Jones Confirms Separation

She, Michael Douglas taking 'time apart'
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 28, 2013 9:07 AM CDT
Updated Aug 28, 2013 10:59 AM CDT

Catherine Zeta-Jones has confirmed the gossip, kind of: She and husband Michael Douglas "are taking some time apart to evaluate and work on their marriage," her spokesperson tells the AP. Rumors first started circulating earlier this week, but People ran a story this morning claiming the couple—married 13 years but not photographed together since April—had decided to separate. All the recent stress (cancer, bipolar disorder...) "has taken a toll on their marriage," a friend says, but neither has actually moved for a legal separation or divorce. (More Michael Douglas stories.)

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