News

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones split

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones split

Photo: WENN/Andres Otero

Superstar couple Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have separated.

Rumors began to swirl over the weekend that the couple, who wed in 2000 and have two children, were heading for a split, and now a representative for the actress has confirmed they have split.

The rep says, “Catherine and Michael are taking some time apart to evaluate and work on their marriage.”

The Wall Street actor, 68, and his Welsh wife, 43, have not been snapped in public together since April, and People.com reports the stress of Douglas’ cancer battle in 2010 and Traffic star Zeta-Jones’ bipolar disorder has taken its toll on their marriage.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Extension Sought for Medical Marijuana Program

Fresh
marijuana

Medical marijuana has gotten off to a slow start in Illinois, so one state lawmaker wants to push back the finish line.

in Local

SEIU Rallies to Find Funding for Child Care Program

Fresh
state_capitol_1

The program's money is about to run out, part of the current fiscal year's budget problems.

in Local

U of I Asks Court to Dismiss Professor’s Lawsuit

university illinois

University lawyers say Steven Salaita had no "binding contract''.

in Local

U.S. Court Declines to Decide Illinois Benefits Issue

gavel2

A federal appeals court in Chicago has declined to resolve a contentious issue over whether Illinois' constitution strictly bars the reduction of retiree benefits.

in Local

Deere & Co. Prepares for Largest Revenue Drop Ever

john-deere-logo

Sales are forecast to fall 17 percent this fiscal year from 2014.